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.
EDN Financing Guide

EDN Financing Guide 2011

03.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The EDN Financing Guide 2011 is out now, available as both a printed and ...
The Other Side of the Poster (dir. Marcin Latallo, Poland 2010)

Film Posters at Polish Institute

03.01.2011 | Articles

The Polish Institute in Prague offers a unique opportunity to get familiar ...
Happy Holidays from IDF

Happy Holidays from IDF

23.12.2010 | Articles

We would like to thank all of our friends, partners, fans and other documentary ...
King Mathias (dir. Milan Urbajs, Slovenia 2009)

Film of the Week: King Mathias

21.12.2010 | Articles

A strange Christmas-time saviour, or merely a homeless eccentric? Take ...
Czech Peace (dir. Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda, Czech Republic 2010, Czech Film Critics Awards, nominated in 2 categories)

New Czech Film Awards Reveal Nominees

21.12.2010 | Articles

The Czech Film Critics Awards will for the first time be presented January ...
Banana Kids (dir. Martin Ryšavý, Czech Republic 2009)

Five Films By Martin Ryšavý

17.12.2010 | Articles

At, you can now stream or download a selection of ...
El Jardin (working title, dir. Natalia Almada, USA/Mexico, Fall 2010 grantee)

Sundance Deadline: Spring 2011 Round

15.12.2010 | jak | Articles

Until February 9, 2011, the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund is accepting ...
Film of the Week: Souvenirs - Healing After War

Film of the Week: Souvenirs - Healing After War

14.12.2010 | Articles

Souvenirs - Healing After War by Mara Pelecis recounts the story of the ...
Film of the Week: Manual on How to Create a Terrorist

Film of the Week: Manual on How to Create a Terrorist

09.12.2010 | Articles

Set in the Basque region, this documentary film by Czech filmmaker Tereza ...
Themerson and Baluty Among Awardees in Warsaw

Themerson and Baluty Among Awardees in Warsaw

09.12.2010 | Articles

Themerson & Themerson by Wiktoria Szymanska won the 1st Award of the ...