Java bags RT doc titles

France’s Java Films has acquired a batch of documentaries and reportage content from Russian multilingual news network RT.

Roch BozinoThe deal hands Java European distribution rights to shows including the 1x26mins Ballet, Sweat and Tears, 1x52mins Antarctica: Ready for Winter, 1x25mins Fragile People, 1x52mins Tent City, 1x25mins Brides By Force and 1x25mins Mandrogi.

Java founder and president Roch Bozino said: “This new collaboration will be successful for both parties. We are happy that the deal means we are able to expand our catalogue and bring new audiences to RT’s high-quality productions.”

Moscow-based RT launched its English-language doc channel RTDoc in 2011, and a Russian version two years later.