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.
Ex Oriente Film 2012: New Application Deadline!

Ex Oriente Film 2012: New Application Deadline!

27.02.2012 | Ex Oriente Film

In 2012, the Institute of Documentary Film is introducing a number of major ...
Jonathan Oppenheim Interviewed by Czech television

Jonathan Oppenheim Interviewed by Czech television

18.08.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

On August 13th Czech Television’s weekly show Film 2011 featured an interview ...
Dad Made Dirty Movies (dir. Jordan Todorov, Bulgaria / Germany 2011)

Open Programme: Ex Oriente Film Session 2

08.06.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

June 13 - 18, 2011, the second part of our year-long workshop Ex Oriente ...
Ex Oriente Film 2011 (Session 1)

Ex Oriente Film Second Session in Prague

18.05.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

The second session of Ex Oriente Film (June 13 - 19, 2011) will primarily ...
Session One Is Over: See You in June!

Session One Is Over: See You in June!

23.03.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

The first session of the 2011 Ex Oriente Film took place March 12 - 18, ...
Restrepo (dir. Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger, USA 2010, 93 min)

Ex Oriente Film 2011 – Open Programme

24.02.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

March 14 - 18, the first session of 2011 Ex Oriente Film hosts lectures, ...
The Town of Fairytales (Lina Luzyte / Dagne Vildžiunaite, Lithuania, Belarus, Ex Oriente Film 2011)

14 Projects Selected for Ex Oriente Film 2011

19.02.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

The 2011 Ex Oriente Film is set to start with its first session in March, ...
Stan Neumann (Ex Oriente Film Babies 2011)

Wrap-up: Ex Oriente Film Babies

10.02.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

The five-day editing workshop Ex Oriente Film Babies (February 5 - 9, 2011) ...
Ex Oriente Film 2010 (Session 1)

No Meeting Prior to Ex Oriente Film Selection Results

31.01.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

We would like to thank all filmmakers who have applied for the 2011 Ex ...
Views of a Retired Night Porter (dir. Andreas Horvath, Austria 2006)

Open Programme: Ex Oriente Babies

31.01.2011 | Ex Oriente Film

The Institute of Documentary Film warmly invites you to join us for open ...