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.
North from Calabria (dir. Marcin Sauter, Poland 2009)

Thessaloniki Spotlight on Loznitsa, Třeštíková

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

In addition to screening a number of East European documentaries, many ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Katka Completes Awards Sweep

06.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Saturday, March 5 - After receiving the Czech Film Critics Award earlier ...
Trans Atlantic Partners 2010

Trans Atlantic Partners: Europe Meets North America

03.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The Erich Pommer Institut, Potsdam (Germany), Strategic Partners, Halifax ...

Documentary Campus at One World

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Documentary Campus is honoured to present a three-day industry event (March ...
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlic, Serbia 2010, 100 min)

Film of the Week: Cinema Komunisto

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Cinema Komunisto (Doc Launch 2008, East Silver Caravan 2010) by Serbian ...
War Photographer (dir. Christian Frei, Switzerland 2001, VIVISECTfest 2008)

VIVISECTFEST 2011 Annouces Deadline

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 6th VIVISECTfest - Festival on Human Rights takes place May 9 - 13, ...
Men Who Swim (dir. Dylan Williams, Sweden, UK 2010, 70 min)

Some of Your Energy Needed for One World 2011

24.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...
Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

Media Programme's Future Hangs in Balance

23.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Several hundred signatories have already signed a petition in support of ...
The Oath (dir. Laura Poitras, USA 2010)

Film of the Week: The Oatch

22.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Despite having garnered many awards over the last year, The Oath by Laura ...
Forgotten Transports to Poland (dir. Lukáš Přibyl, Czech Republic 2009)

Forgotten Transport in Denmark

21.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Three parts of Lukáš Přibyl's acclaimed documentary series Forgotten ...