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East Silver

A unique film market dedicated solely to the documentary cinema of Central and Eastern Europe

Are you a creative documentary filmmaker from Central and Eastern Europe and need help with promotion? Would you like to increase the likelihood for international distribution of your film? Do you have a finished creative documentary film, but have no time to apply to major international film festivals? Don't look further!

Ex Oriente Film

An international project-based training program

A creative laboratory for both established and emerging film professionals and talented storytellers supporting the development and funding of exceptional, creative documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe.

Do you have an idea for a documentary project that is in development or early production stage? Do you want to make sure that your topic will be understood by the audience? Ex Oriente Film workshop is the right choice for you!

Save the Date: March 22–28, 2024

East Doc Platform

PRAGUE | The largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries. Every year, we connect CEE filmmakers and decision makers - producers, broadcasters, distributors and festival programmers - from around the world. The 13th edition will take place during the One World human rights film festival.

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User zone

Welcome to the User Zone of the IDF

Participants of our programs will find here all the background information on current events, supplementary materials and other practical information.


A comprehensive database full of information about film professionals, their projects, films and companies.


Video Library

Watch documentary films in the East Silver Video Library


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