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Documentary

  • The Assange story
    Some see Julian Assange as a free-press champion, others consider him a dangerous maverick. The WikiLeaks founder has been in the spotlight for a decade, most of it holed up inside London's Ecuadorian Embassy. Held in the UK's Belmarsh Prison,...
    Feb 20, 2020 07:17
  • 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 They expose outdated myths and stereotypes, reveal intriguing history and geography, showcase varied wildlife and exquisite cuisines, introduce you to vibrant nightlife and curious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 Assange story
    The Assange story
    Some see Julian Assange as a free-press champion, others consider him a dangerous maverick. The WikiLeaks founder has been in the spotlight for a decade, most of it holed up inside London's Ecuadorian Embassy. Held in the UK's Belmarsh Prison,...
    Feb 20, 2020 07:17
  • Free men
    Free men
    Sentenced to death, many of us would give up on life. But from his death-row cell, Kenneth Reams refuses to be limited. He falls in love with Isabelle, a French artist who wants to become his wife. Together, they fight for justice over a murder he...
    Feb 19, 2020 05:53
  • Business at any cost, when corporate law rules the world
    Business at any cost, when corporate law rules the world
    In a world of free trade regulated by international corporate interests, a multinational company can sue a state and seek financial compensation when it feels business interests are harmed by new environmental or health related domestic regulations....
    Jan 27, 2020 05:48
  • In a Siberian Tiger’s Footsteps
    In a Siberian Tiger’s Footsteps
    The Amur tiger was recently on the brink of extinction, but it is now roaming Chinese forests once more. RTD travels to Hunchun National Nature Reserve, on China’s north-eastern border with Russia, to stalk this magnificent beast, and learn...
    Jan 20, 2020 09:49
  • Big Sonia
    Big Sonia
    Made by an up-and-coming female film maker about her grandmother, this is the multi-award winning Big Sonia. The film offers a laugh-out-loud funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all....
    Jan 17, 2020 06:29
  • Mama Uganda
    Mama Uganda
    Mariam Nabatanzi may be the most fertile mother in Uganda. Aged 39, she has given birth 15 times, and has an astonishing 38 children. As a young girl, she was married off to a much older man, who abandoned the family a few years ago. Now Mariam...
    Jan 13, 2020 10:31
  • No Way Back: Trash
    No Way Back: Trash
    Mountains of garbage have long been acknowledged as a monument to humanity's time on this Earth, now dubbed the Anthropocene era. The global waste crisis has had a disastrous effect on the environment, our health and society, but can a solution be...
    Jan 13, 2020 09:27
  • Danceducation
    Danceducation
    Percy Sackey is a Ghanaian primary school teacher who uses dance to build relationships with his pupils and get them to learn better. RTD goes to school with Ghana’s dancing teacher, and sees how this dance god uses one of his country’s...
    Dec 25, 2019 11:34
  • Imprisoned (part 3): The man at the party
    Imprisoned (part 3): The man at the party
    At the age of 17, Jerome Morgan was convicted of murder at a Sweet 16 party and sent to the Angola maximum security prison in Louisiana for the rest of his life. Twenty years later, two key witnesses recanted their testimonies, saying they had been...
    Dec 19, 2019 14:31
  • Unquiet graves
    Unquiet graves
    The story of the Glenanne Gang details how members of the RUC and UDR, (a British Army regiment) were centrally involved in the murder of over 120 innocent civilians during the recent conflict in Ireland. It details how members worked hand-in-hand...
    Dec 18, 2019 14:27