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Ep 48 BARRY with screenwriter Adam Mansbach

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast EP 49 BARRY with screenwriter Adam Mansbach On this episode of Sup Doc Paco sits down with writer Adam Mansbach who wrote the biopic “Barry” currently available on Netflix. Barry is set in the year 1981 and focuses on the future president Barack Obama as he struggles to figure out his identity as he moves …

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Ep 48 DEATH OF SUPERMAN LIVES with comedian Bert DiVietri

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 48 DEATH OF SUPERMAN LIVES, WHAT HAPPENED? with comedian Bert DiVietri Paco and George sit down with comedian Bert DiVietri to talk about his favorite documentary The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? Director John Schnepp’s 2015 film looks at the infamous Tim Burton reboot of Superman starring Nicholas Cage, which never got …

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Ep 46 HOME MOVIE with comedian Amy Miller

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Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Ep 46 HOME MOVIE with comedian Amy Miler Sup Doc Ep46: Hosts George Chen and Paco Romane sit down with comedian Amy Miller (Last Comic Standing, Kill Rock Stars) to discuss the 2001 doc Home Movie a witty look at five unusual homes that have been designed to match the ideas and eccentricities of …

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Ep 41 BUSTER KEATON RIDES AGAIN with comedian Nick Flanagan

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast On Episode 41 Paco Romane and George Chen talk with comedian and actor Nick Flanagan about Buster Keaton Rides Again the 1965 documentary that chronicles the filming of one of Buster Keaton’s last short comedies, “The Railrodder,” which features him in a rambling journey across Canada. Included are brief biographic sketches and anecdotes, still …

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Ep 38 ROOM 237/THE NIGHTMARE director Rodney Ascher (Part 1)

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast Part 1 of a 2-part interview. (Check out Part 2 here) You wake up in the middle of night, unable to move and see a shadow standing over your bed. Is this a bad dream or something far more sinister? Was Kubrick’s The Shining more that just a scary movie? And what’s a Kiki …

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Ep 37 FINDING VIVIAN MAIER with comedian Esther Ku

Sup Doc: A Documentary Film Podcast On Ep 37 Paco and George welcome comedian and actress Esther Ku to talk about the riveting 2013 doc Finding Vivian Maier. They also discuss Esther’s childhood, her start in the Boston comedy scene and her recent work on Family Guy. Maier was a French-American woman who worked most of her life as a …

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Spinning Platters Interview with Paco Romane

The Spinning Platters Interview Paco Romane is one of the greatest Bay Area comedians. In addition to doing stand-up all around the Bay all the time, he hosts the Sup Doc Podcast with George Chen. He’s also performing at the Outside Lands Music Festival this weekend, where he has curated a set of his favorite comics to open the Barbary tent, …

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Ep 34 JODOROWSKY’S DUNE with comedian Michael D’Bey

Jodorowsky’s Dune is a 2013 American-French documentary film directed by Frank Pavich. The film explores cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky‘s unsuccessful attempt to adapt and film Frank Herbert‘s 1965 science fiction novel Dune in the mid-1970s. Part thoughtful tribute, part bittersweet reminder of a missed opportunity,Jodorowsky’s Dune offers a fascinating look at a lost sci-fi legend. “Jodorowsky’s Dune” is an account of …

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Ep 33 HOW TO DRAW A BUNNY with comedy producer Jeff Zamaria

Paco and George dig into the enigmatic artist Ray Johnson’s life and death with our guest, San Francisco comedy promoter/booker Jeff Zamaria. This 2002 documentary directed by John Walter and Andrew L. Moore tries to unwrap the mystery of this central figure in the Fluxus and mail art movement who was known for legendary performances like dropping hot dogs from …

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Ep 32 DEEP WATER with music journalist Ned Raggett

Sup Doc – A Documentary Podcast Great Docs. Interesting People. Strong Opinions. *Sup Doc is now on Patreon! You can support the show HERE! Comedians Paco Romane and George Chen chat with interesting people with strong opinions about their favorite documentaries. You’ll learn a lot about a doc and even more about our guests. This isn’t your run of the mill comedy-interview-documentary …

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