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.
The Train Stop (dir. Sergei Loznitsa, Russia 2000)

Film of the Week: The Train Stop

10.01.2011 | Articles

The train whizzes through the landscape as the passengers slumber. Immovable ...
I Love You (dir. Pavel Kostomarov, Alexander Rastorguev)

Rotterdam's Bright Future for Russian Doc

08.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The 40th Rotterdam IFF (January 26 - February 6, 2011) has announced films ...
What's Going On? (dir. Penny Woolcock)

BRITDOC/PUMA Award Winners and New Call

06.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Armenian filmmaker Vardan Hovhannisyan is among the recipients of the latest ...
The World According to Ion B. (dir. Alexander Nanau, Romania 2009)

Film of the Week: The World According to Ion B.

04.01.2011 | Articles

A few years ago, Ion Barladeanu was an inconspicuous homeless alcoholic ...
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 ...