Documentary

  • Get up and touchdown
    The Saint Petersburg Valkyries are Russia’s leading women’s American football team. They play in the toughest championship in Europe, the Finnish League. This year they’re determined to win it. With RTD, follow the Valkyries and...
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  • Get up and touchdown
    Get up and touchdown
    The Saint Petersburg Valkyries are Russia’s leading women’s American football team. They play in the toughest championship in Europe, the Finnish League. This year they’re determined to win it. With RTD, follow the Valkyries and...
  • Ghost war: The sale of Alstom to General Electric
    Ghost war: The sale of Alstom to General Electric
    On April 24, 2014, the French government was unexpectedly informed of the sale of Alstom’s power division representing 75% of the group’s overall business. After two months of relentless political battle, Minister of Economy Arnaud...
  • Between walls and sanctuaries
    Between walls and sanctuaries
    The story starts in McAllen, a city in the South of Texas, where people from El Salvador, Honduras or Guatemala, who cross Rio Grande in boats chartered by coyotes, arrive every day. And from there we develop all the process faced by those who...
  • Cry of a river
    Cry of a river
    According to a World Health Organization report, a full third of the world’s population lives without access to proper toilet facilities. This causes natural water reserves to become contaminated with human waste, which in turn causes disease....
  • In the executioner's shadow
    In the executioner's shadow
    What would you do if someone you love was raped, tortured, or murdered? How would you seek justice? The very thought evokes horror – we shudder to even consider it. But it is a reality faced by Vicki and Syl Scheiber after their...
  • Submarines of the Northern Fleet: The beast division (Part 1)
    Submarines of the Northern Fleet: The beast division (Part 1)
    Meet the ‘beasts’ of the Northern Fleet – Shchuka-B class hunting submarines. Combat Approved gets to meet these underwater ‘predators’ face-to-face as we climb aboard the Panther during an exercise, and go to a...
  • Hunting Boko Haram
    Hunting Boko Haram
    As a child, Aisha Bakari Gombi used to join her father hunting in northeast Nigeria’s forests. Now animals no longer roam there, and Aisha chases different prey – Islamist insurgents from Boko Haram who have plagued her country for...
  • Paying the price for peace
    Paying the price for peace
    Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government's defiance of international law through waging...
  • No fun in the sun
    No fun in the sun
    Camp Sundown is no ordinary summer camp because the fun doesn’t start until after dark. These campers live with rare genetic disorders that make exposure to sunlight very painful, or even deadly. Unable to repair skin cells that get damaged by...
  • The missile-capable Buyan-M corvette: High seas hellraiser (Combat Approved)
    The missile-capable Buyan-M corvette: High seas hellraiser (Combat Approved)
    The Buyan-M corvette, or Project 21631, is a shallow-hull warship, equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles. Designed for the Caspian Sea, it has proved sufficiently sea-worthy and manoeuvrable to see action in Syria. Combat Approved boards the Buyan-M...