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Documentary

  • Pandemic Odyssey
    The Covid-19 lockdown left many people anxious and depressed as they were confined to their homes, but compare that to being stranded in the middle of the ocean. This is what a crew of Russian sailing enthusiasts had to go through when they got...
    Sep 12, 2021 07:36
  • 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 They expose outdated myths and stereotypes, reveal intriguing history and geography, showcase varied wildlife and exquisite cuisines, introduce you to vibrant nightlife and curious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.
  • Pandemic Odyssey
    Pandemic Odyssey
    The Covid-19 lockdown left many people anxious and depressed as they were confined to their homes, but compare that to being stranded in the middle of the ocean. This is what a crew of Russian sailing enthusiasts had to go through when they got...
    Sep 12, 2021 07:36
  • Afghanistan after the US
    Afghanistan after the US
    The September 11 tragedy reshaped the modern world. America, which had never recently been attacked on its soil, was shocked and immediately declared a “war on terror.” On October 7, 2001, the US and its NATO allies launched Operation...
    Sep 10, 2021 10:36
  • The Child Soldier’s New Job
    The Child Soldier’s New Job
    It is a well-known fact that private military companies are becoming significant players in conflicts around the world, supplying not merely the goods but also the services of war. This film reveals how private military companies hire the cheapest...
    Sep 8, 2021 13:58
  • Fascism: A History
    Fascism: A History
    The film by RT Documentary, ‘Fascism: A History’, dissects the atrocious ideology and points out that it existed long before today. Unfortunately, it looks like it is not going anywhere any time soon. Fascism is driven by the idea of the...
    Sep 1, 2021 08:57
  • The world according to Amazon
    The world according to Amazon
    It’s a global empire run by the world’s richest man. Amazon, the world’s top online retailer, has revolutionized the global economy and the flow of goods. How does this hidden empire work? Who is Jeff Bezos, its iconoclastic boss?...
    Aug 27, 2021 07:10
  • US Prison for Afghanistan
    US Prison for Afghanistan
    In 2003, Haji Ghalib, an Afghan anti-Taliban fighter, was arrested by the US military on unfounded terrorism allegations. He went through two American prisons, including Guantanamo, where he was brutally tortured. Along with other prisoners, Haji...
    Aug 25, 2021 11:30
  • Nicotine, an addictive drug
    Nicotine, an addictive drug
    Smoking is completely prohibited in public spaces and in most restaurants in the Western world. Yet, despite the decrease in the number of smokers in the West, the tobacco industry has not given up its quest for profits. New electronic products such...
    Aug 20, 2021 06:03
  • USSR Collapse: A Crash Course
    USSR Collapse: A Crash Course
    The Soviet Union ceased to exist in 1991. The documentary ‘USSR Collapse: A Crash Course’ looks at the moments and figures that are key to understanding the collapse of the world’s largest and seemingly most unshakable country....
    Aug 18, 2021 08:47
  • Elephant Boom. Covid Gloom
    Elephant Boom. Covid Gloom
    During the lockdown, Kenya’s Amboseli National Park saw an unprecedented elephant baby boom – 206 calves were born in one year. But, while elephant families enjoyed the clean environment and tourist-free pastures, the park employees...
    Aug 16, 2021 10:39
  • Afghan Kidney Sales
    Afghan Kidney Sales
    Afghan Kidney Sales is the new film by RT Documentary, which explores the phenomenon of selling human kidneys in the Afghan region of Herat. Locals, exhausted by constant debt and a lack of decent jobs, resort to selling their kidneys on the black...
    Aug 11, 2021 13:47