Documentary

  • Erdoganistan
    In modern-day Turkey, hundreds of people from the Kurdish minority in the country’s southeast die at the hands of government forces. The Kurds have long sought autonomy for their region, but independent Turkish media reporting on the issue...
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  • Erdoganistan
    Erdoganistan
    In modern-day Turkey, hundreds of people from the Kurdish minority in the country’s southeast die at the hands of government forces. The Kurds have long sought autonomy for their region, but independent Turkish media reporting on the issue...
  • 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...
  • Fallen angels
    Fallen angels
    RT Doc visits Angeles City in the Philippines, an infamous and popular sex tourism destination. The city is home to many children conceived by foreign holidaymakers who took what they wanted and left offspring in their wake. Watch "Fallen...
  • © Marko Djurica
    Toxic chemicals: Kids in danger
    Is our dependence on pesticides harming the health of our children? Every day, children are exposed to up to 130 chemical pollutants from pesticides. All around the world, scientists and doctors are raising the alarm, linking increases in child...
  • © Keith Bedford
    Radicalized
    A revolutionary documentary film about a new season of political resistance in Los Angeles, crafted from thousands of hours of footage shot from 2011 to 2015.  Ideology meets reality and collides with the powers that be as articulated through...
  • China's Digital Detox
    China's Digital Detox
    China was the first country to recognize internet addiction as a clinical disorder. It has hundreds of rehab camps where concerned parents can send their web-dependent kids, who don’t always go willingly. The path to recovery isn’t easy...
  • © Anis Mili
    Tunisia: From hope to disillusion
    On January 17, 2011, Tunisian President Ben Ali was overthrown by a popular uprising. The Arab Spring was just beginning, and hope was spreading throughout Tunisia – the only country that would know a true democratic transition in four years....
  • Zabbaleen: Trash Town
    Zabbaleen: Trash Town
    The old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has a very literal meaning for the residents of one small town on the outskirts of Cairo in Egypt. Zabbaleen is home to a large community of rubbish collectors, who...
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    ​119 Lives Unlived
    Letters written by a young man named Flip Slier, while condemned to the Nazi’s concentration camps, were found by chance during a renovation of an old house in Amsterdam. RT correspondent and Flip’s first cousin, Paula Slier, goes on a...
  • © Bobby Yip
    Cargill: Feast or famine?
    American multinational Cargill trades in food commodities. It purchases, trades and distributes all of the basic ingredients on our plate - from meat to oil and cereal. At €121 billion (US$130 billion) a year, its turnover is twice that of...