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.
Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlić, Serbia 2010)


13.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Magnificent7 - 7th European Feature Documentary Film Festival takes place ...
Seatomorrow (dir. Katerina Suvorova, Robert Bosch Stiftung Co-production Prize 2010)

GOEAST Project Market - Call for Submissions

13.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Young filmmakers under 35 from Germany and Eastern Europe have until February ...
Katka (dir. Helena Třeštíková, Czech Republic 2010)

Critics Pick Katka as Best Czech Documentary

13.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The inaugural Czech Film Critics Awards were handed out Thursday, January ...
The Economist & PBS Team Up to Support Docs

The Economist & PBS Team Up to Support Docs

12.01.2011 | jak | Articles

The Economist Film Project, an initiative by The Economist in partnership ...
Northern Light (dir. Sergei Loznitsa, France 2008, 52 min)

Loznitsa Retrospective in Lisbon

10.01.2011 | Articles

January 13 - 16, 2011 IndieLisboa hosts a complete retrospective dedicated ...
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 ...