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For the 11th time the Institute of Documentary Film will give the Silver Eye Awards to the best documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe at the Ji.hlava IDFF (24-29 October 2019). Who will decide on the winners in short and long documentary categories?

Take a closer look at the documentary project Celibacy / Celibát by Libuše Rudinská, which was selected for the 17th edition of Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of 107 submitted projects from 40 countries.

On 2 September 2019 we were shaken by the tragic death of the exceptional filmmaker Mária Rumanová. She was only 30 years old and according to Slovak film critics she was among the most promising talents of the young generation.

Institute of Documentary Film's KineDok screens at untraditional venues not only in the Czech Republic, but also in six other European countries.

Take a closer look at the documentary project Comfortable Century / Pohodlné století (Czech Republic) by Jaroslav Kratochvíl, which was selected for the 17th edition of Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of 107 submitted projects from 40 countries.

Take a closer look at the documentary project A Man Sings After the War / Čovek peva posle rata by Ana Otašević, which was selected for the 17th edition of Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of 107 submitted projects from 40 countries.

Debut director Veronika Janatková speaks about working with ARTE and festival distribution for documentaries.

Three films from East Silver Caravan are screening at Estonia's Parnu Film Festival.

The first workshop of 2019 Ex Oriente Film begins in Slovakia on 20 June.

KOSICE: The Slovak Season section of Art Film Fest, which opens on 14 June 2019, is rich with documentary premieres including the latest work from one of the most highly regarded Slovak documentary masters, Peter Kerekes: BATAstories.