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"Saturday Night Live" compatriots Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers serve as creators, executive producers and writers of this IFC original series, using their love of documentary films and combining it with comedy to present a unique take on the form. Hosted by Dame Helen Mirren and starring Armisen and Hader, each episode is shot in a different documentary film style, paying tribute to some of the most important stories that didn't actually happen. "SNL" creator Lorne Michaels also executive produces "Documentary Now!", and guest stars include Jack Black and John Slattery.

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aired 74 days ago
An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
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An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
aired 74 days ago
Monologist Parker Gail and director Harrison Renzi team up to present Gail's theater piece, "Location Is Everything."
aired 74 days ago
The story of 83-year-old Juan, his son Arturo and his award-winning restaurant, Juan's Rice & Chicken.
aired 74 days ago
A different and interesting look at the 1992 Ohio Gubernatorial campaign.
aired 74 days ago
Part two of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the band, the Blue Jean Committee.
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Part one of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the band, the Blue Jean Committee.
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A documentary crew travels to Arborg, Iceland, for the festival which honors American gangster, Al Capone.
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An investigation into the wrongful conviction of a man sentenced to death for the 1986 murder of John Patrick Winslow.
aired 74 days ago
Investigating the documentary "Kunuk the Hunter," which tries to separate reality from fabrication.
aired 215 days ago
The lives of two aging socialites, and their deteriorating estate.
aired 473 days ago
The hipster media empire, DRONEZ, sends courageous journalists to Mexico to track down a drug lord.
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A new wave band from the late 1970s and early 1980s play their final concert.
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A documentary from the Fein Brothers ("Sandy Passage") follows four door-to-door salesmen as they travel across the country selling globes along with battling rejection.

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