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.

Wiera Gran (dir. Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz, Poland 2012)

Krakow: Dragon of Dragons Award for Třeštíková

04.04.2012 | jak | Articles

The 2012 Krakow Film Festival takes place May 28 - June 3 to present over ...
Chronicle of Oldrich S. (dir. Rudolf Šmíd, Czech Republic 2011)

East European Docs Awarded in Kiev

02.04.2012 | Zdeněk Blaha | Articles

The Czech short animated documentary Chronicle of Oldrich S. by Rudolf ...
Dragan Wende - West Berlin (dir. Lena von Muller, Dragan Petrovic, Germany / Serbia 2011)

Hot Docs: Southeast Europe, Rebels, Monsters & Other Docs

21.03.2012 | jak | Articles

At the 2012 Hot Docs (April 26 - May 6), documentaries from Southeast Europe ...
Sickfuckpeople (dir. Yuri Rechinsky, Ukraine / Austria 2011) - Docudays 2012 > DOCU/Short

Docudays UA: 50+ Films, Razbezhkina, Workshops

21.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Docudays UA - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival takes ...
On Decency (dir. Radovan Síbrt, Czech Republic 2011)

Decent Like Us

19.03.2012 | Hana Rezková | Articles

An interview with Czech filmmaker Radovan Síbrt about public order and ...
On Decency (dir. Radovan Síbrt, Czech Republic 2011)

Film of the Week: On Decency

19.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Personal pronouns are the markers of dominance and bias in Radovan Síbrt's ...
Solar Eclipse (dir. Martin Mareček, CZE 2011)

Czech Lion Award Goes to Solar Eclipse

04.03.2012 | jak | Articles

Martin Mareček's Solar Eclipse is arguably the most successful Czech documentary ...
Uku Ukai (dir. Audrius Stonys, Lithuania 2006)

ZagrebDox - 50 Docs Compete for Big Stamps

21.02.2012 | jak | Articles

The 8th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival (February 26 ...
The New World (dir. Jaan Tootsen, Estonia 2011)

Protest, Unrest, Revolt at One World 2012

20.02.2012 | jak | Articles

With spray-painted visuals referring to protest banners and graffiti in ...
Trafacka - Temple of Freedom (dir. Saša Dlouhý, Roman Vávra, Czech Republic 2011)

Five Docs Nominated for Czech Lion Award

06.02.2012 | jak | Articles

Out of 17 Czech documentaries, five films have been nominated for the annual ...