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.

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Dragan Wende at Nyon´s Docs in Progress

08.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The first edition of Docs in Progress that takes place April 10, 2011 as ...
Chemistry: A Volatile History (BBC series, UK 2010)

AFO 2011 Chemistry made Tasty

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Academia Film Olomouc - the 46th International Festival of Science Documentary ...
Disco & Atomic War (dir. Jaak Kilmi, Estonia 2009)

Assortment of Docs at 18th Days of European Film

06.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Scattered among almost 40 films, six documentaries are included in the ...
The Castle (dir. Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti, Italy 2011)

Hot Docs with Italian Flavour

05.04.2011 | jak | Articles

Ten Italian documentaries will be screened in one of the many programmes ...
Pomeranian Illusions (dir. Jakob Dammas, Helge Renner, Denmark / Germany / Poland 2011)

Krakow Film Festival Unveils Competition Docs

04.04.2011 | jak | Articles

The 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011) will present 19 documentaries ...
Gunnar Goes God (dir. Gunnar Hall Jensen, Norway 2010)

Doc Alliance Festivals Showcase 5 Films

28.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The five festivals associated under the Doc Alliance initiative - Visions ...
Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys, Latvia / Georgia 2011)

East European Picks at Visions du Réel

25.03.2011 | jak | Articles

A bunch of East European documentaries have made it into the programme ...
Close to Heaven (dir. Titus Faschina, Germany/Romania, 2010)

Thessaloniki Doc Fest 2011 Awards

23.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th Thessaloniki Doc Fest (March 11 - 20) bestowed awards in multiple ...
108 (dir. Renate Costa, Spain 2010)

One World 2011 Winners

18.03.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...
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 ...