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.
Hungary 1956

Amateur Footage for Archive Documentary Series

07.02.2011 | jak | Articles

CC&C Production, Paris, France, is looking for amateur footage that capture ...
25 from the 1960s or the Czechoslovak New Wave (dir. Martin Šulík, Czech Republic 2010)

Czech lions nominate 5 documentaries

06.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Out of 15 Czech documentaries, five films have been nominated for the 18th ...
Abendland (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria 2010)

Abendland to Open Diagonale

04.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The world premiere of Nikolaus Geyrhalter's latest film is scheduled to ...
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu (dir. Andrei Ujică, Romania 2010)

Ceausescu Doc Voted Best Romanian Film

03.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceauşescu was announced best Romanian film ...
Julien (dir. Gaël Lépingle, France 2010, Grand Prix of the French Competition, FIDMarseille 2010)

Fidmarseille: Submissions for Festival / FIDLAB

03.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Until March 18, 2011, the 22nd FIDMarseille welcomes submissions for its ...
Palavani (dir. Audrius Stonys, prod. Uldis Cekulis)

Film of the Week: Palavani

01.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Ramin aka Fantomas, an old man who was once a formidable wrestler, sees ...
Out of Reach (dir. Jakub Stozek, Poland 2010)

Out of Reach Grabs Honourable Mention at Sundance

31.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Jakub Stozek's short documentary film Out of Reach received Honourable ...
Beyond This Place (dir. Kaleo La Belle, Switzerland 2010, Golden Horn Award, KFF 2010)

February Deadline: Krakow Film Festival

28.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Until Friday, February 4, the 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011) ...
Pavel Kostomarov in Jihlava, October 2010 (Photo by Štefan Berec)

Laparoscopy fo Reality

26.01.2011 | Kamila Dolotina | Articles

In October 2010, at our Industry Section in Jihlava, Kamila Dolotina spoke ...
You Too (dir. Pavel Kostomarov, Alexander Rastorguev)

Film of the Week: You Too

24.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Shot on hand-held cameras by a group of friends and scripted, edited and ...