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.
Family Meals (dir. Dana Budisavljević, Croatia 2012)

DokuFest Kosovo Enters Second Decade

06.07.2012 | jak | Articles

Having established itself as a premier venue for Balkan documentaries and ...
Trains of Thoughts (dir. Timo Novotny, Austria 2012)

Film of the Week: Trains of Thoughts

03.07.2012 | jak | Articles

The voices of people and machines resonate through the metro systems explored ...
Turn off the Lights (dir. Ivana Mladenovic, Romania 2012)

10 Feature Docs at Sarajevo Film Festival

28.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The Sarajevo Film Festival runs July 6 - 14, with its feature competition ...
A Cell Phone Movie (dir. Nedžad Begović, B&H 2011)

Argentinian Lesson Announced Best Doc in Skopje

25.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Argentinian Lesson by Wojciech Staroń won the best Creative Documentary ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

Film of the Week: Argentinian Lesson

25.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Wojciech Staroń's documentary film Argentinian Lesson has struck a chord ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

Silverdocs Plays It Safe with Music Docs and Hits

14.06.2012 | jak | Articles

Private Century by Helena Třeštíková and Argentinian Lesson by Wojciech ...
Blockade (dir. Igor Bezinovic, Croatia 2012)

Balkan Onions Sprouting at MakeDox

14.06.2012 | jak | Articles

The 3rd MakeDox - Macedonia's Creative Documentary Film Festival runs June ...
Tonia and Her Children (dir. Marcel Łoziński, Poland 2011)

Marcel Łoziński - The Rule of Rules: Hurt No One

14.06.2012 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

I make documentary films as a way to earn a living, declared Marcel Łoziński ...
To Make a Long Story Longer: Czech Film Laws 1989-2011

To Make a Long Story Longer: Czech Film Laws 1989-2011

14.06.2012 | Zdeněk Blaha, Mütanta, Magda Španihelová | Articles

This is our -speech bubbles & googly eyes- take on the Czech film legislation ...
Work Hard - Play Hard (dir. Carmen Losmann, Germany 2011) - Healthy Workplaces Film Award, DOK Leipzig 2011

Projects Wanted: DOK Leipzig Co-production Meeting

13.06.2012 | jak | Articles

European producers can submit their documentary projects (singles, series, ...