Rive Gauche, an AfterShock Media company, has secured the international distribution rights to the PBS documentary series In Their Own Words.

In Their Own Words explores the lives and impact of transformative figures in modern history. The six specials will highlight Elon Musk, Princess Diana, Pope Francis, Angela Merkel, Jimmy Carter and Chuck Berry. The series will also feature high-profile people close to the famous subjects, including John Travolta, Hillary Clinton, President George W. Bush and more.

In Their Own Words is a co-venture of Dalaklis Media and Prospero Media, produced by Lower Canada Productions, in association with PBS, Documentary Channel, Rive Gauche Television and with the participation of Rogers Cable Network Fund.

Marine Ksadzhikyan, COO and executive VP of sales at Rive Gauche, said: “We’re excited to offer this premium bio-doc series In Their Own Words to the global marketplace and share the stories of these amazing individuals along with the pivotal moments in their lives and the motivation behind them.”