Documentaries category

The Good, The Bad, The Hungry, an ESPN documentary about the rivalry between Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi will debut at the Tribeca / ESPN Sports Film Festival Gala in New York City on April 26. Tickets will go on sale March 26.
Joey Chestnut uploaded a mini-docuemtary about the Day Lee Gyoza Eating Championship held in Los Angeles in August.
Journalist Gersh Kuntzman announced he was interviewed for an upcoming ESPN documentary about competitive eating, which will include Takeru Kobayashi.
Yesterday, George Takei ("Sulu" from Star Trek), retweeted a tweet about a Molly Schuyler mini-documentary.
Hungry, a film about competitive eating directed by Barry Rothbard and Jeff Cerulli, made Sports Illustrated's list of the 10 best unknown sports documentaries.
"The Big Eat" a documentary about the 2005 Nathan's qualifier held in the United Kingdom, can be viewed on youtube.
An outtake video from the competitive eating documentary "Hungry" has been uploaded to youtube consisting of hot dog eating contests between directors Jeff Cerulli and Barry Rothbart.
Documentarian Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) MCed a rat eating contest at the Fantastic Fest film festival in Austin yesterday to promote his new movie, Rats. has a request for a competitive eater to star in a series of one minute documentaries. There will be no monetary compensation.
The twitter for Ruzer Pictures reports that filming is almost finished for its competitive eating documentary. Ruzer Pictures are listed as the producer of ScarfFace, a project which bills Tim Janus as its star. has an entry for ScarfFace, a competitive eating documentary that is currently filming. Tim Janus leads the list of stars; other cast members include Crazy Legs Conti and Miki Sudo.
Eat This Book author Ryan Nerz produced a documentary for Fusion about Washington, DC marijuana laws.'s new documentary "How American Men Are Redefining Masculinity" opens with Wayne Algenio attempting the MotherLoad Sloppy Joe challenge at Lunch Box in Staten Island with host Gavin Haynes.
Footage for a documentary about Joey Chestnut will be recorded at a hot dog eating contest at the Las Vegas Spirit Fest on Saturday. has a request for competitive eaters to attempt food challenges in sessions on September 6, 7 and 8. The casting call claims that the biggest names in MLE will participate in the project. The filming site is not mentioned, presumably it will be in north Nevada.
The Huffington Post has a review of Famous Nathan, a documentary about the history of Nathan's Famous.
In a Journal Star interview, comedian Barry Rothbart answers questions about filming Takeru Kobayashi for his documentary Hungry.
Several videos of outtakes from the Hungry competitive eating documentary are available on youtube including clips of Pat Bertoletti, Brad Sciullo and Dave "US Male" Goldstein.
The Hundreds has a report on the taco eating contest held Labor Day in Redondo Beach, CA sponsored by Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce. The original count was Pat Bertoletti 141 tacos, Takeru Kobayashi 140 (Kobayashi won by 8 after debris deductions.) Naader Reda and shokutsuclub have videos.
Just Kidding Films produced a documentary about Jimmy C Lin.
Southern California Public Radio has an interview with Jeff Cerulli and Barry Rothbart about their documentary Hungry.
Takeru Kobayashi will appear and answer questions at the Los Angeles premiere of the documentary Hungry in Los Angeles August 30. has an interview with Barry Rothbart about the competitive eating documentary Hungry.
Dave Wagner has a review of the documentary Hungry. He liked the film even though his video from the controversial 2010 Nathan's qualifier in Escondido was cut.
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