FNE IDF DocBloc: From Miner to Programmer: “I’ve Overcome My Own Prejudice,” Says Jindřich Andrš

Click HERE for the interview with Jindřich Andrš, the director of the documentary The Last Shift of Thomas Hisem, about the eponymous worker’s last day of work before a coal mine is shut down for good.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Special Screening of My Granny from Mars

PRAGUE: My Granny from Mars by Aleksandar Mihalkovich, which was banned in Belarus, gets a special solidarity screening in Prague.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex-Oriente at Jihlava

Ex-Oriente presented six days of training and workshops in Jihlava.


FNE IDF DocBloc: IDF Films Head to IDFA

Docs from IDF's programmes are part of the line-up at IDFA in Amsterdam.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Central Bus Station Tops East Silver Viewers List

Czech docs topped the list of the most viewed films of the East Silver Video Market at Jihlava IDFF.


FNE IDF DocBloc: When the War Comes Wins Silver Eye

The Czech documentary When the War Comes by Jan Gebert won the Silver Eye Award at the Jihlava IDFF.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Tožička To Head IDF

Tomáš Tožička has been tapped as director of the Institute of Documentary Film.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Silver Eye at Jihlava IDFF

This year, 21 films will compete for the Silver Eye Award for the best documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe at the Ji.hlava IDFF.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Interview with Helena Trestikova

The Institute of Documentary Film interviews one of the leading Czech documentary directors, HelenaTrestikova.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Interview with Simon Safranek

The documentary King Skate has had its Czech premiere recently and the European premiere will take place later this year. Here is an interview with the director, Simon Safranek.


FNE IDF DocBloc: The Yes Men, Mansky and McAllister - First Tutors of Ex Oriente Film Workshop in Ji.hlava Revealed

Mike Bonanno (half of The Yes Men duo), Vitaly Mansky and Sean McAllister are among the tutors of the 2nd workshop of Ex Oriente Film 2018/2019, entitled Inside the Production, which will take place at IDFF Ji.hlava from 24 to 29 October 2018.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Submit Your Projects to East Doc Platform 2019

Submit your feature length, short and interactive projects to the East Doc Platform 2019!


FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech Dream – Klusák and Remunda Retrospective in Moscow

Three Moscow cinemas will screen eight films by Czech documentary filmmakers Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda from 19 to 23 September 2018, as part of the Czech Dream retrospective.


FNE IDF DocBloc: Editor's Place in Czech Documentary: Jana Vlčková

Click HERE to read the interview with leading Czech editor Jana Vlčková


FNE IDF DocBloc: Martin Horyna: There Is Still a Reason to Separate Documentary Films

Click HERE to read an interview with documentary film expert Martin Horyna, member of the Programme Department at the Karlovy Vary IFF and one of the three main persons selecting documentary films each year.



FNE IDF DocBloc: The System Is Working. Now We Need to Go Beyond Its Borders

Czech film producer and director Radim Procházka sat down with the Institute of Documentary Film to speak about the current state of Czech documentary film from the perspective of a film producer.