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.

East Doc Platform

One World: Monday’s Power of New Media


On Monday, do not miss TechShare 2012 – an evening of sharing ideas and inspiration. Come to the French Institute at 5.30 p.m. and learn about new communication technologies that can be used by non-profit organisations, public initiatives, and activists, and meet the One World Social Innovation competition winners – the most interesting and effective projects innovatively applying new media to old problems (missing children, breaches of electoral rules, groups of Somali refugees, domestic violence, …)! Followed by the screening of Zero Silence, the gala ceremony starts at 7.00 p.m.


On Monday, do not miss I am a Woman Now (Lucerna, 7.30 p.m.) – a film by Michiel van Erp about older transsexuals followed by a Q&A session with the film’s director himself; or Family Portrait in Black and White (Municipal Library of Prague / Městská knihovna, 6.00 p.m.) – a film about children of mixed couples followed by a Q&A session with foster parent and social worker Jana Frantíková; or, optionally, 5 Broken Cameras (Evald, 7.30 p.m.) – an interesting film chronicle of an amateur cameraman from a West Bank Palestinian village.