The Best Episodes Directed by Rhys Thomas

Juan Likes Rice & Chicken

#1 - Juan Likes Rice & Chicken

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 2

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

star 8.32
138 votes
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Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2

#2 - 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 7.82
67 votes
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The Eye Doesn't Lie

#3 - 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 7.78
170 votes
Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 2

#4 - 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 7.74
121 votes
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Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee, Part 1

#5 - 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
128 votes
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Parker Gail's Location Is Everything

#6 - Parker Gail's Location Is Everything

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 3

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

star 7.66
101 votes
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The Bunker

#7 - The Bunker

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 1

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

star 7.64
152 votes
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Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 1

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

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.57
87 votes
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Globesman

#9 - Globesman

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.55
104 votes
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Final Transmission

#10 - Final Transmission

Documentary Now! Season 2 - Episode 5

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

star 7.52
95 votes
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DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon

#11 - 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 7.51
146 votes
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Party Monster: Scratching the Surface

#12 - Party Monster: Scratching the Surface

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 - Episode 3

In the probing documentary "Party Monster," DJ Fingablast investigates what became of his childhood hero, DJ Slizzard.

star 7.47
346 votes
Kunuk Uncovered

#13 - 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 7.45
177 votes
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A Town, a Gangster, a Festival

#14 - 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
125 votes
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Sandy Passage

#15 - 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 7.20
267 votes
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