Documentary

  • The Immortals
    Ziona Chana is head of the largest family in the world, leader of a religious commune in India and, according to some, is God himself. Hundreds of followers pray to him and worship him as an immortal deity. RT Doc visits the polygamous ‘New...
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  • The Immortals
    The Immortals
    Ziona Chana is head of the largest family in the world, leader of a religious commune in India and, according to some, is God himself. Hundreds of followers pray to him and worship him as an immortal deity. RT Doc visits the polygamous ‘New...
  • Two women embrace while looking at a police officer in uptown Charlotte, NC during a protest of the police shooting of Keith Scott, in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. September 21, 2016. © Jason Miczek
    The right to bear? Arms in America
    In the United States, 30,000 people are fatally shot each year – 10 times the number of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The right to possess and carry a firearm was enshrined in the Second Amendment to the American Constitution in 1791....
  • She is My Son
    She is My Son
    These Afghan girls have to reject their femininity and pretend to be male. They are called Bacha Posh. In Afghanistan’s traditional patriarchal society, many women can’t leave the house without a male accompanying them. For this reason,...
  • © 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....
  • US veterans: Not forgotten
    US veterans: Not forgotten
    They joined the army driven by a desire to serve their country and its people. However, the wars they were sent to made them re-evaluate everything they believed in. Now, US veterans are trying to come to terms with their past and learn how to live...
  • A Bosnian Serb soldier passes a burning house prior to the pullout of Serb forces August 14, 1993 from two heights overlooking Sarajevo, Mount Bjelasnica and Mount Igman (Reuters/Oleg Popov
    ​The Weight of chains
    “The Weight of Chains” is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous European state – Yugoslavia. The film,...
  • Baikal blues
    Baikal blues
    Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia, is the oldest and deepest lake on the planet and is famous for containing 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. The incredibly clear and clean water is home to hundreds of unique animal and plant species....
  • © Sergey Karpukhin
    Lube Job
    Produced by two veteran journalists, Lube Job uncovers the oil and gas industries role in what could be one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in modern times, an ecological tragedy that threatens to eradicate much of southern Louisiana,...
  • © Antonio Bronic
    The Weight of Chains 2
    'The Weight of Chains 2' deals with neoliberal reforms in the Balkans and the effects of these reforms on all aspects of life in the former Yugoslavia, from politics, economics, military, culture and education to the media. Through stories of...
  • © Aaron Ross
    When elephants fight
    This eye-opening new documentary spotlights a story that multinationals and global tech corporations don’t want told – the story of their complicity in the illicit trade in Congolese conflict minerals. The Democratic Republic of Congo is...