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.
Motherland or Death (dir. Vitaly Manskiy, Russia 2011)

Film of the Week: Motherland or Death

12.12.2011 | jak | Articles

In Vitaly Manskiy's Motherland or Death, Havana is a desolate place, a ...
Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys, Georgia / Latvia 2011)

Left Behind Announced Best Project at Pitch.Doc

10.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The 3rd Pitch.Doc (December 8 - 10, Tbilisi), presented the main award ...
Doctors (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Poland 2011)

Familiar Places from Unfamiliar Perspectives

09.12.2011 | Ondřej Kuhn | Articles

Tomasz Wolski, the director of several observational documentaries that ...
Let's Run Away from Her (dir. Marcin Koszalka, Poland 2010)

Marcin Koszalka and Family Cinema Therapy

09.12.2011 | Kateřina Surmanová | Articles

Polish cinematographer and documentary filmmaker Marcin Koszalka (1970) ...
When You Are No Longer Alone (director Tsira Gvasalia / producer Anita Tvauri, Georgia)

Pitch.Doc Presents Projects from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia

06.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Taking place December 8 - 10, 2011, during the Tbilisi Film Festival, Pitch.Doc ...
The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia (dir. Arman Yeritsyan, Inna Sahakyan, Armenia, Japan, USA, 2009)

Friday Deadline for ITVS International Call

06.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The ITVS International Call is a funding initiative designed to showcase ...
Paparazzi (dir. Piotr Bernaś, Poland 2011)

Film of the Week: Paparazzi

05.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Przemek may well be a common paparazzo fuelled by cigarettes, junk food ...
Doctors (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Poland 2011)

Golden Frog from Plus Camerimage Goes to Doctors and Paparazzi

04.12.2011 | jak | Articles

Plus Camerimage (Nov 26 - Dec 3, 2011), a Polish international film festival ...
Barzakh (dir. Mantas Kvedaravičius, Finland / Lithuania 2011)

Tallinn Black Nights Awards Barzakh and Animals

01.12.2011 | jak | Articles

The Best Film Award of the Tridens Baltic Feature Film Competition at the ...
Outro (dir. Julia Panasenko, Russia, 2010)

Film of the Week: Outro

28.11.2011 | ok | Articles

Looking in the death's face is the most tormenting of fears human can ever ...