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.
Eyal Sivan

A line-up of tutors and open programme of the 2nd session of Ex Oriente Film is up!

08.10.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

We have now started a countdown to the second session of Ex Oriente Film ...
Tidbits of Rijeka: Ex Oriente meets Marijke Rawie

Tidbits of Rijeka: Ex Oriente meets Marijke Rawie

16.07.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

With the Ex Oriente Film & Refineri programme in Rijeka now being in ...
Ex Oriente Film - Come and attend the Open Programme 2013

Ex Oriente Film - Come and attend the Open Programme 2013

10.07.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

Institute of Documentary Film would like to invite you to Rijeka, Croatia, ...
Ghosts (dir. Bibiana Beňová, Czech Republic, Slovakia)

Documentary projects selected for Ex Oriente Film 2013

19.06.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

We introduce the 14 promising documentary projects from Central and Eastern ...
Ex Oriente Film 2013: Deadline over!

Ex Oriente Film 2013: Deadline over!

29.05.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

Submissions for the eleventh edition of Ex Oriente Film documentary training ...
Rijeka, Croatia; photo by Aleš Suk

Ex Oriente Film 2013: Tutoring experts and filmmakers

29.05.2013 | Ex Oriente Film

Ex Oriente Film 2013 presents the experts, documentary makers and professionals ...
Village without Women (dir. Srdjan Sarenac, Croatia, France, 2010)

Three Years in Men's Company

20.12.2012 | Ex Oriente Film

10 years of Ex Oriente Film workshop – interview with Srdjan Sarenac ...
Klucis. The Deconstruction of an Artist (dir. Peteris Krilovs, Latvia, 2008)

Small talks about weather

06.11.2012 | Ex Oriente Film

10 Years of Ex Oriente Film - Interview with Uldis Cekulis. ...
A Look Back at Industry in Jihlava

A Look Back at Industry in Jihlava

28.10.2012 | Ex Oriente Film

Institute of Documentary Film wraps up the October part of the complex ...
Ex Oriente Film - 1st session | June 2012 | Roztoky u Prahy

Ex Oriente Film open workshop programme in Jihlava

04.10.2012 | Ex Oriente Film

Held on the backdrop of Jihlava IDFF, Institute of Documentary Film launches ...