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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 96 days ago
A different and interesting look at the 1992 Ohio Gubernatorial campaign.
aired 96 days ago
A fly-on-the-wall look at the marathon cast album recording of the ill-fated 1970 Broadway musical comedy centered around a cast of characters who work, live, or want to live in the same co-op.
aired 159 days ago
A series of documentaries and biopics, each about a completely fictitious subject.
aired 205 days ago
A profile of life at the top of the Professional Bowling League during the 2003 tournament season, shining a spotlight on the highs and lows of its three most beloved competitors.
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An impressionistic look at the turbulent life of American jazz guitarist Rex Logan, who became a cultural icon in Eastern Europe when his music provided the soundtrack for the 1991 revolution in the Republic of Sárdasovinia.
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A fan sets out to make a documentary about the comic strip that changed his life and personally deliver the film to its reclusive creator.
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An internationally-acclaimed performance artist prepares for a major career retrospective while reconciling her relationship with her former lover and performance partner, who she hasn't seen in two decades.
aired 231 days ago
Father Ra-Shawbard and his followers spark a feud with the local residents of Chinook, Ore., which catapults the conflict to national attention.
aired 231 days ago
In 1980, self-appointed spiritual guru Father Ra-Shawbard starts a commune in rural Oregon with the help of overly devoted assistant Ra-Sharir; exasperated FBI agent Bill Doss dedicates himself to exposing the man behind the mantras.
aired 263 days ago
In 1980, self-appointed spiritual guru Father Ra-Shawbard starts a commune in rural Oregon with the help of overly devoted assistant Ra-Sharir; exasperated FBI agent Bill Doss dedicates himself to exposing the man behind the mantras.
aired 403 days ago
An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
aired 403 days ago
An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
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Monologist Parker Gail and director Harrison Renzi team up to present Gail's theater piece, "Location Is Everything."
aired 403 days ago
The story of 83-year-old Juan, his son Arturo and his award-winning restaurant, Juan's Rice & Chicken.
aired 403 days ago
Part two of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the band, the Blue Jean Committee.
aired 403 days ago
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.
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Investigating the documentary "Kunuk the Hunter," which tries to separate reality from fabrication.
aired 544 days ago
The lives of two aging socialites, and their deteriorating estate.
aired 802 days ago
The hipster media empire, DRONEZ, sends courageous journalists to Mexico to track down a drug lord.

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