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Documentary

  • The Money Stone
    Risking their lives underground in search of a golden ticket out of poverty. Hundreds of feet beneath the jungles of Ghana, thousands of sweat-soaked miners squeeze through tiny crevices to dig for raw gold to feed an insatiable global industry....
    Sep 16, 2020 06:41
  • Documentary
    RT's documentaries give a varied and unique view on different aspects of life worldwide. They expose outdated myths and stereotypes, reveal intriguing history and geography, showcase varied wildlife and exquisite cuisines, introduce you to vibrant nightlife and curious customs. Original footage of historical events and sharp analysis of contemporary politics will give you a deeper understanding of what made history take this or that turn. RT's documentaries go beyond the bare facts, thoroughly investigating the issues and giving the viewer a chance to see below the surface.
  • The Money Stone
    The Money Stone
    Risking their lives underground in search of a golden ticket out of poverty. Hundreds of feet beneath the jungles of Ghana, thousands of sweat-soaked miners squeeze through tiny crevices to dig for raw gold to feed an insatiable global industry....
    Sep 16, 2020 06:41
  • Virus whisperer
    Virus whisperer
    A new RT documentary tells the life story of Lev Zilber – a legendary Soviet virologist and immunologist who laid the foundation for many therapeutic approaches, including the plasma anti-body transfusions used to treat Covid-19 patients...
    Sep 15, 2020 10:57
  • Down in the dumps
    Down in the dumps
    Turning landfills into urban parks may sound like a great idea, but when it comes to those scattered around Moscow, they first need to be reclaimed – that is, turned from toxic dumps leaching chemicals into the ground and water supply, into...
    Sep 10, 2020 16:23
  • Shugalei 2
    Shugalei 2
    Based on a true story, this film follows a group of Russian sociologists held hostage in a dirty political game in war-torn Libya. Maxim Shugalei and interpreter Samer Hassan are trying to survive in a terrorist prison when they uncover a broader...
    Sep 10, 2020 11:16
  • Orphaned by ISIS
    Orphaned by ISIS
    Thousands of women and children of deceased or imprisoned Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) fighters from all parts of Russia have been left helpless, with little chance of returning home. About 2,000 women and children have been helped by...
    Aug 28, 2020 17:34
  • Sky-high dreams
    Sky-high dreams
    As children, they dreamt of becoming pilots, but then life got in the way. Now, they’re flying light aircraft and training for the next aerobatics competition. These experienced professionals tell RTD how they finally joined their flying club...
    Aug 28, 2020 14:30
  • The Wizard of Agarkovo
    The Wizard of Agarkovo
    He is called a Russian ‘Hagrid’. Just like Harry Potter’s friend, Aleksandr Biletsky is a gamekeeper, likes magic creatures, and feels in harmony with nature. RT Documentary visits Aleksandr’s fairy-tale village, Agavariya,...
    Aug 25, 2020 05:32
  • Etiquette Of Giving
    Etiquette Of Giving
    In China, gift-giving is an ancient tradition with sophisticated rules that has given birth to the most exquisite applied art. RT Documentary visits the Chinese Arts and Applied Crafts Corporation in Beijing to see how designers and craftspeople set...
    Aug 20, 2020 17:35
  • Covid vs the USA
    Covid vs the USA
    The richest country in the world is having trouble holding things together in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. To find out why, RTD visits the Covid hotspots of New York City and Florida. There, ordinary people and analysts, homeless people and...
    Aug 20, 2020 17:12
  • Losing Alaska
    Losing Alaska
    ‘Losing Alaska’ is a documentary which, as well as dealing with burning ecological issues, also has a political angle. It shows how the living conditions resemble a third world country, while President Trump goes around the world...
    Aug 19, 2020 06:56