RTDocumentaries

In a Siberian Tiger's Footsteps. How Siberian tiger was saved from extinction by Russia and China

Each Siberian tiger needs hundreds of square kilometres of hunting territory to itself in order to thrive. This explains why the beasts used to...

Mama Uganda. A Mother's struggle to support her 38 kids

In Uganda, Mariam Nabatanzi was sold into marriage at the age of 12. A year later, she gave birth to her first twins then more twins, triplets and...

Deaf Theatre. Hearing-impaired actors touch audiences with the language of the heart (Trailer)

At the Nedoslov Theatre for the Deaf in Moscow, partially and completely deaf actors put on sign language interpretations of classic stories for a...

Train to New Year. Celebrate New Year in style on Moscow-St. Petersburg overnight train (Trailer)

The best place to spend New Year’s Eve may well be the Moscow to St. Petersburg night train. On December 31st, it runs as usual, and for some...

Mama Uganda. A Mother's struggle to support her 38 kids (Trailer)

Mariam Nabatanzi from Uganda is a single mother of 38 children. She had her first twins at 13 followed by more twins, triplets and quadruplets. She...

Cossack Invasion. Russians ride from Moscow to Paris in friendly replay of Napoleon’s defeat

In 2012, a group of Cossacks rode on horseback from Moscow to Paris. They were retracing the route their forefathers took from 1812 to 1814 when...

No Way Back: Trash. Inside the global waste crisis

The world produces more than two billion tons of trash every year, which has an irreversibly detrimental effect on the planet's ecosystem. Waste is...

In a Siberian Tiger's Footsteps. Forest king saved from extinction by Russia and China (Trailer)

The Siberian tiger’s natural habitat crosses the border from Siberia into northern China’s mountainous forests. During the 20th century, human...

No Way Back: Trash. Inside the global waste crisis (Trailer)

Garbage is everywhere, and it has irreversibly affected our planet. With more than two billion tons of trash produced every year, humanity has...

Danceducation. Ghana’s dancing teacher gets schoolkids to love maths through dance

Ghana’s dancing teacher, Percy Jackson, shot to internet fame when he started posting videos online in which he danced with his pupils. The maths...

Dying for the American Dream. Willing migrants jump on a death train to reach the US

Thousands of people from Central America have braved the journey north to try and cross the border into the United States. These vulnerable...

Danceducation. Ghana’s dancing teacher gets children to love school through dance (Trailer)

Ghanaian dancing teacher Percy Jackson became internationally famous after he published online videos of himself dancing with kids in the...

Imprisoned: The Man at the Party. Jerome Morgan, wrongfully imprisoned for 20 years

Jerome Morgan was just 17 when a 1993 Sweet 16 party went terribly wrong, and he was falsely convicted of murder. He was sentenced to life without...

Imprisoned: The Man at the Party. Jerome Morgan, wrongfully imprisoned for 20 years (Trailer)

Jerome Morgan was 17 when he was sent to prison for life with no chance of parole, for a murder he didn’t commit. He spent 20 years in Louisiana’s...