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.
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 ...
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 ...

Documentary Campus at One World

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Documentary Campus is honoured to present a three-day industry event (March ...
War Photographer (dir. Christian Frei, Switzerland 2001, VIVISECTfest 2008)

VIVISECTFEST 2011 Annouces Deadline

28.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 6th VIVISECTfest - Festival on Human Rights takes place May 9 - 13, ...
Men Who Swim (dir. Dylan Williams, Sweden, UK 2010, 70 min)

Some of Your Energy Needed for One World 2011

24.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The 13th One World - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival ...
Matchmaking Mayor (dir. Erika Hníková, Czech Republic, Slovakia 2010)

Readers Award Matchmaking Mayor at Berlinale

19.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Matchmaking Mayor by Czech filmmaker Erika Hníková won the EUR 3,000 ...
Abendland (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria 2010)

Abendland to Open Diagonale

04.02.2011 | jak | Articles

The world premiere of Nikolaus Geyrhalter's latest film is scheduled to ...
Julien (dir. Gaël Lépingle, France 2010, Grand Prix of the French Competition, FIDMarseille 2010)

Fidmarseille: Submissions for Festival / FIDLAB

03.02.2011 | jak | Articles

Until March 18, 2011, the 22nd FIDMarseille welcomes submissions for its ...
Out of Reach (dir. Jakub Stozek, Poland 2010)

Out of Reach Grabs Honourable Mention at Sundance

31.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Jakub Stozek's short documentary film Out of Reach received Honourable ...
Beyond This Place (dir. Kaleo La Belle, Switzerland 2010, Golden Horn Award, KFF 2010)

February Deadline: Krakow Film Festival

28.01.2011 | jak | Articles

Until Friday, February 4, the 51st Krakow Film Festival (May 23 - 29, 2011) ...