Today we’re talking to the filmmaking team behind the HBO docuseries – Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults.
On episode 163 host George Chen talks with a team of filmmakers who specialize in outsider Americana documentaries.
On episode 160 host Paco Romane and George Chen talk with one of their favorite filmmakers Jeff Feuerzeig.
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…
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.
Monday Feb 4th we drop our talk with Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist) on the new FYRE documentary by Chris Smith on Netflix.
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.
Legendary comedian Wayne Federman RETURNS to Sup Doc to talk about the HBO doc The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. Not only was Wayne a co-producer on this doc he was a good friend of Garry’s and shared a lot about the making of this film and reflected on their long friendship.
Paco eats and drinks with comedian Drew Platt while they recap American Movie, one of the best documentaries ever made.
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.
News for Herzog and Ebert fans! Chaz Ebert announced the publication of a book collecting the legendary film critic’s essays on Herzog films and transcripts of interviews. The two men had massive respect for each…
Sup Doc: A Documentary Podcast Ep 24 THE CULT OF JT LEROY with director Marjorie Sturm On EP 24 Paco and George talk with filmmaker Marjorie Sturm about her documentary The Cult of JT Leroy….
Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 4 THE SOURCE FAMILY with film director Jodi Wille We talk about the doc The Source Family with the co-director of the film Jodi Wille. Jodi is also…