Documentary Now!

Documentary Now!: Season 2

Mill Creek Entertainment (2015)
Comedy, Documentary
8.1

From the minds of Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers comes a new new series that looks back on 50 years of excellence and integrity in documentary filmmaking.
See Fred and Bill investigate drug cartels, join an indifferent ‘70s rock band, reenact Iceland’s annual Al Capone Festival, take part in a dramatic exposé of the world’s first documentary about the Inuit and much more.


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1 The Bunker 20 min | Aug 17, 2016

A tribute to the 1968 Maysles documentary "Salesman" that followed a wearied quartet of door-to-door Bible salesmen, "Globesmen" shares a similar story about four hard-working business men trying their best to sell globes to a community of people who find them too expensive and ultimately prefer atlases. Feeling pressure from their regional manager, and dealing with the constant rejection from customers, the salesmen do anything they can to reinvent the globe as a need-to-have household item.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono, Alex Buono
Writer: Seth Meyers
2 Juan Likes Rice & Chicken 20 min | Sep 20, 2016

Young Colombian chefs learn the tricks of the restaurant trade from their strict father Juan, whose celebrated restaurant only serves on dish: chicken and rice.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
Writer: Seth Meyers
3 Parker Gail's Location Is Everything 20 min | Sep 27, 2016

Monologist Parker Gail and director Harrison Renzi team up to present Gail's theater piece, "Location Is Everything".

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
4 Globesman 20 min | Oct 04, 2016

A new wave band from the late 1970s and early 1980s play their final concert.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
Writer: Seth Meyers
5 Final Transmission 20 min | Oct 11, 2016

A tribute to the 1968 Maysles documentary "Salesman" that followed a wearied quartet of door-to-door Bible salesmen, "Globesmen" shares a similar story about four hard-working business men trying their best to sell globes to a community of people who find them too expensive and ultimately prefer atlases. Feeling pressure from their regional manager, and dealing with the constant rejection from customers, the salesmen do anything they can to reinvent the globe as a need-to-have household item.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
Writer: Seth Meyers
6 Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 1 20 min | Oct 18, 2016

An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alexander Buono
7 Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2 20 min | Oct 25, 2016

An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.

Director: Rhys Thomas, Alex Buono

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
683904547583 DVD 1 Aug 07, 2018