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Together with the Creative Europe Desks - MEDIA from the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the Institute of Documentary Film organises a meeting with documentary filmmakers in Prague on 25 January 2018  regarding Media and Society: European Documentary in a Changing Media Landscape,  a project aiming to set out a blueprint to secure a sustainable future for the industry.

Romanian filmmaker Ana Lungu is developing The Unbearable Lightness of the Golden Age, a documentary on 8 mm aiming at creating an intimate portrait of the typical family during the Communist era.

Marine Gulbiani is currently in production with documentary Before Father Is Back, a coproduction between France, Georgia and Germany.

The large group of East European film professionals who attended IDFA –  the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (15-26 November 2017) is headed by the Institute of Documentary Film.

Films by Czech director Helena Trestikova and Romanian director Alexandru Solomon have been picked up by Hungary's Verzio IDFF.

Czech films are having a banner year at IDFA.

Three films received Silver Eye Awards at the Jihlava IDFF.

Doclisboa is screening the largest ever retrospective of Czech filmmaker Vera Chytilova.

Applications for East Doc Platform and Market are due 10 November 2017.

Ex-Oriente will hold the 15th edition of its documentary workshop at the Jihlava IDFF.