"Growing Up With War: Children of Syria"RT
RT has scooped gold at this year’s New York Festivals with the documentary “Growing Up With War: Children of Syria.” It’s about kids from the cities of Aleppo and Homs who have grown up during six years of bloody conflict.
“Many of the children have never known a time of peace. Most are deprived of education and even a place of safety,” the documentary makers said.
The Russian channel also took top prize in the Digital Special Event category with #1917LIVE. The Twitter project is a
RT’s documentaries about the social-caste system in India (silver medal) and an African movement fighting to protect its fish stocks (bronze medal) also did well, while an episode of RT America’s show “On Contact” with Pulitzer-prize nominee Chris Hedges, examining the drug problem in the US, won silver. RT Spanish’s program “Cocina Polĺtica” (Political Cuisine) also took home silver.
And if this wasn’t enough, the channel’s special coverage of the parliamentary elections in Germany was awarded bronze.
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