Documentary

  • Higher education: The new global economic war
    With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the...
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  • Higher education: The new global economic war
    Higher education: The new global economic war
    With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the...
  • Undermined
    Undermined
    While most countries have tried to eradicate child labor, Bolivia became the first nation to legalize it. In 2013, the government announced its intention to set the minimum working age at 14, protect the rights and safety of working children, and...
  • The black box of the art business
    The black box of the art business
    Spread across 120,000 sq meters in Switzerland, Geneva Free Port is said to shelter tens of billions of euros of merchandise. A tax-free area where the world’s biggest fortunes, speculators, collectors and art dealers store exceptional wines,...
  • Grenfell Tower
    Grenfell Tower
    Redfish presents its debut: An exclusive grassroots report into how austerity and gentrification caused the Grenfell Tower tragedy – one of the deadliest fires in recent UK history. On June 14, 2017, Grenfell Tower, a residential block in West...
  • The Panama Chronicles Part 2
    The Panama Chronicles Part 2
    The second instalment of the Panama Chronicles takes an in-depth look at the offshore legal firm whose data was hacked. It speculates who could have stolen the information, how they did it and why. Who was ultimately behind the leak and what...
  • The Panama Chronicles Part 1
    The Panama Chronicles Part 1
    The first instalment of the Panama Chronicles explores the origin of the hack and shows how the stolen information made its way into the public domain. It takes a look at ICIJ, the group of journalists that led the investigation, as well as their...
  • New Orleans, in the heat of the night
    New Orleans, in the heat of the night
    New Orleans, famous for its French quarters and colonial houses, was totally destroyed after Hurricane Katrina. The rebuilding of its black quarters has been neglected and the city lies in ruins. The lack of interest in these areas has caused anger...
  • My crazy Russian vlog
    My crazy Russian vlog
    Where can you take to the snowy slopes in a bikini? Welcome to Russia! RT Doc’s Peter Scott explores some of the craziest things to do in Russia: from festivals on snowy mountains to a smash room ready to be destroyed. Nothing gets in the way...
  • Two black men a week
    Two black men a week
    Some statistics are spine-chilling: in the USA, a young black man has 21 more chances to get killed by the police than a young white boy. Every week, two blacks would be shot by the police. So what's going wrong between the police and the black...
  • Up to the Last Drop
    Up to the Last Drop
    Cities, regions and countries all around the world are increasingly rejecting the water privatization model they had adopted for years and are remunicipalizing services to take back public control over water and sanitation management. In many cases,...