The Best Episodes Directed by Alex Buono

Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2

#1 - Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 7

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

star 7.81
69 votes
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The Eye Doesn't Lie

#2 - The Eye Doesn't Lie

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 4

An investigation into the wrongful conviction of a man sentenced to death of the 1986 murder of John Patrick Winslow. Inspired by the documentary The Thin Blue Line.

star 7.77
173 votes
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Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 2

#3 - Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 2

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 7

Part two of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of a seminal soft-rock band called the Blue Jean Committee.

star 7.73
124 votes
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Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 1

#4 - Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 1

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 6

Part one of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of a seminal soft-rock band called the Blue Jean Committee.

star 7.73
131 votes
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The Bunker

#5 - The Bunker

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 1

A different and interesting look at the 1992 Ohio Gubernatorial campaign.

star 7.64
155 votes
DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon

#6 - DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 3

The hipster media empire DRONEZ sends two of its notoriously fearless journalists to track down Mexico's most wanted drug lord. Inspired by VICE News documentaries.

star 7.49
150 votes
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Kunuk Uncovered

#7 - Kunuk Uncovered

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 2

An investigation into the seminal documentary "Kunuk The Hunter" that attempts to separate what is real from what is fabrication. Inspired by the documentary Nanook of the North.

star 7.44
183 votes
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A Town, a Gangster, a Festival

#8 - A Town, a Gangster, a Festival

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 5

A documentary crew travels to Arborg, Iceland for the annual festival honoring American gangster Al Capone.

star 7.32
129 votes
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Sandy Passage

#9 - Sandy Passage

Documentary Now! Season 1 - Episode 1

An in depth look at the daily lives of two aging socialites and their crumbling estate. Inspired by the documentary Grey Gardens.

star 7.18
270 votes
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