Documentary

  • Black gold rush, new American dream
    While the 2008 financial crisis plunges the US into recession and unemployment, Williston – a small town in North Dakota sitting on top of a large reserve of shale oil – experiences a genuine black gold rush. Driven by some common hope,...
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  • Black gold rush, new American dream
    Black gold rush, new American dream
    While the 2008 financial crisis plunges the US into recession and unemployment, Williston – a small town in North Dakota sitting on top of a large reserve of shale oil – experiences a genuine black gold rush. Driven by some common hope,...
  • Mi-28 UB: Combat, training, one-of-a-kind helicopter
    Mi-28 UB: Combat, training, one-of-a-kind helicopter
    The Mi-28UB is a flying fortress boasting incredible maneuverability and unique new features. It’s an improved version of the battle-tested Mi-28N Night Hunter ground-attack helicopter, which is now operational for both training and combat...
  • Black lives: Liberty Maze
    Black lives: Liberty Maze
    In the biggest US cities, sprawling tent cities where the homeless concentrate exist against the backdrop of shopping areas and celebrity estates. Thousands of Americans have no place to sleep, and many more teeter on the edge of homelessness....
  • Yakuza: Good for nothing
    Yakuza: Good for nothing
    Members of Japan’s feared Yakuza crime syndicate are often portrayed as grim-faced professional killers in sharp black suits and dark glasses, but the reality is somewhat different. Meet Mr. Makoto, a tubby, tattooed Yakuza mobster and...
  • My mother sold me
    My mother sold me
    In poverty-stricken Cambodia, millions struggle to make a living, sometimes earning less than a dollar a day. Families that fall on hard times often see no alternative than to sell their young daughters’ virginity and then drive them into...
  • 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...
  • Sex and the Oil City
    Sex and the Oil City
    In 2006, the Parshall Oil Field was discovered in North Dakota, and oil companies joined a frenzied rush to extract the black gold. Thousands of oil workers moved in to take high-paying jobs in the industry. Unusually high incomes, boredom and long...
  • 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...
  • Farming for likes: Lives of rural bloggers
    Farming for likes: Lives of rural bloggers
    Anton and Alevtina are Russian farmers who film and publish their daily lives online. They're always filming to make videos about rural life, to cultivate likes and subscribers. Follow the couple as they develop their video blog hoping to make...
  • Vikhr: Reborn as robot
    Vikhr: Reborn as robot
    The classic Vikhr ВMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle has been redesigned to function autonomously. The tracked war machine can be controlled remotely, keepings its operators away from harm. Combat Approved puts Vihkr’s weapons to the most...