On episode 163 host George Chen talk with a team of filmmakers who specialize in outsider Americana documentaries. The three co-directors of Rodents Of Unusual Size share their road to the bayou via country music videos, bringing the humanity to environmental stories, and what parasites to watch out for. We also discuss their other feature Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, and Plagues & Pleasures On the Salton Sea.
On episode 160 host Paco Romane and George Chen talk with one of their favorite filmmakers Jeff Feuerzeig. Jeff’s filmography speaks for itself but some of our favorite documentaries that we also discuss with Jeff are: The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Author The JT Leroy Story and Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King.
Robin’s Wish centers around the final years of Robin Williams and the confusion around why this comedy icon killed himself in 2014.
Ep 152 CIRCUS OF BOOKS with director Rachel Mason What would you do if you found out your boring, conventional, conservative parents were America’s biggest distributors of gay porn? Our guest made a documentary about…
Sup Doc – Recapping Documentaries Since 2015 Ep 144 CITY OF GOLD with Director Laura Gabbert We roll on with our fifth anniversary and Munchie May, our food documentary theme month. Our guest is the…
Ep 141 KID ICARUS with director Mike Ott In 2007 Mike Ott was starting his first teaching job as a film professor at a community college in Southern California. There he meets a bafflingly confident…
Filmmakers Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller were the exact right couple to document the final days of beloved New York record shop Other Music.
On Ep 137 George interviews director Arthur Jones about his directorial debut Feels Good Man. They are joined by the film’s producer Giorgio Angelini to recount how indie cartoonist Matt Furie watches his beloved Pepe the frog character usurped by the Alt Right.
On Ep 121 George interviews director Dava Whisenant about her award winning film Bathtubs Over Broadway (streaming on Netflix). The film follows the arc of comedy writer Steve Young (Late Show with David Letterman) as he discovers the little-known world of industrial musical theater.
Director Ian McFarland explains his great love for his Godfathers Of Hardcore subjects, Agnostic Front.
This Sup Doc exclusive was put together when Peterson approached us about his access to the infamous “Pee Tape” referred to in the Steele Dossier, suspiciously left out of the Mueller Report.
We talk with director William Badgley about his documentaries about musicians The Slits, KARP, and Don Letts.
We talk with the legendary director Brett Morgen about filmmaking, being creative and great stories about Robert Evans, Mick Jagger, The Kid Stays in The Picture, Montage of Heck and Jane!
Part 1 of our True Crime series starts off with West of Memphis. We recap this follow up to the Paradise Lost series with horror filmmaker Gavin Michael Booth.
On today’s episode of Sup Doc podcast we spoke with the Director of I AM SAM KINISON, Adrian Buitenhuis. We learn about his start in documentary filmmaking, and why the legacy of Sam Kinison is worth revisiting decades after his cultural peak and his untimely death.
A podcast about a documentary about radio? Only on this show! George spoke with the director of Sex and Broadcasting, Tim K Smith in Los Angeles. Sex and Broadcasting is a 2014 documentary about New Jersey’s longstanding freeform radio station WFMU, and its struggles to stay afloat.
ROCKTOBER continues with TONY CONRAD: COMPLETELY IN THE PRESENT. George visits director Tyler Hubby at his Echo Park home. Tyler spent over twenty years following Tony Conrad and decided to put it all into one documentary encompassing Conrad’s life and art, as if there were a distinction between the two. We also talk about punk rock and mental illness, Tony Labat, getting multiple angles for beer, Faust, Bad Brains, Tony as Tupac, Crispin Glover, water polo, and mashing up different video formats.
Sup Doc A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 59 D Tour with filmmaker Jim Granato *Pat and Jim will also be at a screening Monday June 5th (the same day part 2 of this interview drops)…
Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast EP 54 ACCIDENTAL COURTESY with director Matt Ornstein This episode of Sup Doc is sponsored by GUIDEDOC! George visits the home of the filmmaker Matt Ornstein in Silver Lake. Matt…
Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 39 ROOM 237/THE NIGHTMARE director Rodney Ascher (Part 2) Part 2 of a 2-episode interview with Rodney Ascher. (Check out Part 1) You wake up in the middle of…