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, INSTITUTE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM (IDF) is a non-profit training and networking centre based in Prague, Czech Republic, focused on the support of Central and East European creative documentary film and its wider promotion.

We work closely with Central and East European film directors and producers and provide in-depth development support for their projects as well as international promotion.

We also work with key international festivals, broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, markets, film institutions, film schools, MEDIA Desks, training programmes, national film centres and various film portals, and serve as the GATEWAY TO EAST EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY FILM – an indispensable source of documentary projects and films from Central and Eastern Europe.

The Kaplinski System (dir. Raphael Gianelli-Meriano, Estonia 2011)

Great Docs Light Up Black Nights in Tallinn

16.11.2011 | jak | Articles

Wojciech Staron's Argentinian Lesson continues its successful festival ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staron, Poland 2011)

Lessons in True Documentary Making

11.11.2011 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Polish documentarian and cinematographer Wojciech Staroń talks about lessons ...
Noosfera (dir. Ileana Stanculescu, Artchil Khetagouri, Romania 2011)

Eastern Europe's Short & Young at IDFA

08.11.2011 | jak | Articles

In its mid-length documentary competition, the 24th IDFA (November 16 - ...
The Obscurantist and His Lineage (dir. Karel Vachek, Czech Republic 2011)

Vachek's Obscurantist at CPH:DOX

08.11.2011 | jak | Articles

Karel Vachek's The Obscurantist and His Lineage is in the DOX:AWARD competition ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2011)

DOK Leipzig: Silver Dove Lands in Poland

23.10.2011 | jak | Articles

Argentinian Lesson by Polish filmmaker Wojciech Staroń received the Silver ...
Velvet Terrorists (dir. Peter Kerekeš, Slovakia)

Slovakian Delegation at IDF Industry

14.10.2011 | Articles

Like every year before, IDF Industry in Jihlava welcomes a significant ...
Argentinian Lesson (dir. Wojciech Staroň, Poland 2011)

DOK Leipzig 2011 – Poland Goes to South America and Asia

05.10.2011 | jak | Articles

It comes as no surprise that Polish documentaries dominate among East European ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka and Pit No. 8 at Mexico´s DOCSDF

23.09.2011 | jak | Articles

For several years now, Mexico has been enjoying a documentary renaissance. ...
The Boy Who Was a King (dir. A. Paounov)

TIFF to Present New Documentary by Andrey Paounov

02.09.2011 | kva | Articles

The Boy Who Was A King by a former participant of East European Forum and ...
CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

CINEMATIK.DOC, Seminars and Discussions in Piešťany

12.08.2011 | Articles

There will be enough space for Slovakian documentary features among competition ...