DOKweb Content is a portal dedicated to East European documentary film. The news section provides up-to-date information on upcoming and just completed films, interviews with filmmakers and other documentary professionals, in-depth articles exploring the state of documentary filmmaking in various parts of the region, as well as insightful texts on current trends, funding, etc. The portal also boasts the largest published databases of completed and upcoming documentary films from Eastern Europe, an industry directory, as well as trailers and original video content. is IDF´s key online project that provides comprehensive details on all IDF´s activities and links them with general information service.
Institute of Documentary Film’s Activities
Founded in 2001, the INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of East European documentary films and their wider promotion. Our activities support filmmakers through all stages of completion – development, funding, production, post-production, and distribution. We aim at individual filmmakers (tailored consultations), groups of carefully selected professionals with projects or films (Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum, East Silver, Doc Launch, etc.), broader professional community (East Doc Platform), as well as the general public (portal We closely work with key int. festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, or training initiatives and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM.
Pavel Kostomarov in Jihlava, October 2010

Political Turmoil on Russian Doc Scene

13.12.2012 | tch | Articles

Last Friday, Russia's federal authorities searched the Moscow apartment ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland, 2011), DOK.fest Munich 2012

DOK.fest Munich deadline extended: December 31

11.12.2012 | tch | Articles

You may submit DOK.fest Munich International Documentary Film Festival ...
Winter Go Away (Askold Kurov and coll., Russia, 2012)

Film of the Week: Winter Go Away

10.12.2012 | tch | Articles

While the streets of Moscow are in winter's cold grip, its living rooms, ...
Světozor Cinema (member of Europa Cinemas network)

Europa Cinemas: 20 Years' Focus on European Film

10.12.2012 | tch | Articles

Europa Cinemas, the first film theatre network focusing on European films, ...
AFO Seeks Popular-Science docs

AFO Seeks Popular-Science docs

07.12.2012 | Articles

The 48th edition of Academia Film Olomouc, International Festival of Science ...
Our Daily Bread (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria, 2006)

Retrospective of Nikolaus Geyrhalter at DAFilms

04.12.2012 | tch | Articles

DAFilms VoD portal presents a retrospective of films by leading Austrian ...
Cut-Paste (dir. Rafal Samusik, Poland, 2012)

Film of the Week: Cut-Paste

03.12.2012 | tch | Articles

At the beginning, there is the ringing of a phone; at the end, the beating ...
One World extended deadline: November 30

One World extended deadline: November 30

30.11.2012 | jak | Articles

One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival submission ...
Prague Film School Looking for Instructors

Prague Film School Looking for Instructors

28.11.2012 | Articles

Prague Film School is currently seeking a documentary filmmaker/instructor ...
Private Universe (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic, 2012)

IDFA 2012 Celebrated 25 Years with Docs

27.11.2012 | tch | Articles

The feast of world documentary, Amsterdam's IDFA 2012, celebrated its 25th ...