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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.

18 Supported Docs Included in East Silver

Following the pathways of IDF's many activities from the beginning, documentary projects get support throughout the development (Ex Oriente Film), production (East European Forum) and post-production stages (Doc Launch). The creative cycle comes to a close as completed films try to find their place in the international market. Here are 18 films - past participants of our activities - that have been included in the 2011 East Silver to benefit from its distribution support in the coming months.

18 documentaries that in the past attended Ex Oriente Film, East European Forum or Doc Launch will join approx. 250 other films in the 2011 East Silver Market catalogue. For a concise overview of our key activities, please follow this link.

East Silver's distribution support includes East Silver Caravan, East Silver TV Focus, Silver Eye Awards, and East Silver Online Streaming.

The 2011 East Silver Market takes place October 25 - 30, 2011 as part of IDF's Industry Programme in Jihlava. You can get an industry pass by filling out our online form. Registration deadline: September 30, 2011.


Abendland (dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter; prod. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH; Austria; 2011)

Bakhmaro (dir. Salome Jashi, prod. Heino Deckert; Georgia, Germany)

Cinema Komunisto (dir. Mila Turajlic; prod. Mila Turaljic, Cinema Komunisto & Dragan Pesikan, Dribbling Pictures; Serbia; 2010)

Dad Made Dirty Movies (dir. Jordan Todorov; prod. Martichka Bozhilova, Agitprop; Bulgaria, Germany; 2011)

Dad Went Fishing (dir. Grzegorz Pacek; prod. Grzegorz Pacek, Anna Baumgart, Wytwórnia Filmów; Poland; 2011)

The Field of Magic (dir. Mindaugas Survila; prod. Giedre Beinoriute, Jurga Gluskiniene, Monoklis; Lithuania; 2011)

homo@lv (dir. Kaspars Goba; prod. Ieva Ubele, Elm Media; Latvia; 2010)

I Love You (dir. Pavel Kostomarov, Aleksandr Rastorguev; prod. Aleksandr Rodnyansky, Sergey Melkumov, Non-Stop Production; Russia; 2011)

Mind the Gap (dir. Maciej Górski; prod. Monika Braid, Braidmade Films; Poland, UK; 2010)

The New World (dir. Jaan Tootsen; prod. Jaak Kilmi, Kuukulgur Film; Estonia; 2011)

Obscurantist and His Lineage (dir. Karel Vachek, prod. Radim Procházka, Produkce Radim Procházka; Czech Republic; 2011)

Our School (dir. Mona Nicoară, Miruna Coca-Cozma; prod. Mona Nicoară, Sat Mic Film; Romania, USA, Switzerland; 2011)

Pomeranian Illusions (dir. Jacob Dammas, Helge Renner; prod. Jacob Dammas, Helge Renner, Graniza; Poland, Germany, Denmark; 2011)

Ramin (dir. Audrius Stonys; prod. Uldis Cekulis, Vides Filmu Studia; Latvia, Georgia; 2011)

Run for Life (dir. Mladen Matičević, prod. Mladen Matičević & Anna Stankovic, Starhill d.o.o.; Serbia; 2010)

Theatre Svoboda (dir. Jakub Hejna; prod. Jiří Konečný, endorfilm; Czech Republic; 2011)

Tomorrow You Will Leave (dir. Martin Nguyen; prod. Arash T. Riahi, Golden Girls Filmproduktion & Filmservices GmbH; Austria; 2011)

The Very First Cowboy (dir. Adéla Kroupová; prod. Petra Hanzelková, Benjamin Tuček, Golden Dawn s.r.o.; Czech Republic; 2011)