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.

Girls Don't Cry (in development, dir. Marta Bite)

ESODOC Deadline Extended > March 23

10.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Applications are still open for the 8th ESoDoc - European Social Documentary ...

10.03.2011 | jak | Articles

For a While (dir. Wojciech Staroń, Poland 2005)

Wojciech Staron´s Latest Doc Slated to Premiere in Krakow

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Polish filmmaker Wojciech Staroń who received the Silver Bear for Outstanding ...
Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, Serbia, Japan 2010)

7th ZAGREBDOX Handed Out Several Awards

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 7th ZagrebDox (February 27 - March 6, 2011) awarded the IDFA winner ...
Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová (photo: Peter Procházka,

New Board President Joins Slovak Audiovisual Fund

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová has become the new board president of the Slovak ...
Brothers (director Wojciech Staroń / producer Malgorzata Staroń), Ex Oriente Film 2010

Film of the Week: Brothers

09.03.2011 | jak | Articles

Two old, strong-willed brothers are forced to start over at a time when ...
José Manuel Barroso - President of the European Commission

Barroso Dispels Concerns Over Media Programme

07.03.2011 | jak | Articles

President of the European Commission (EC) José Manuel Barroso has denied ...
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 ...