Documentary Now!

Continuing Wednesday / 10:00pm IFC 30 min.
From the minds of Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers comes a new new series that looks back on 50 years of excellence and integrity in documentary filmmaking. See Fred and Bill investigate drug cartels, join an indifferent ‘70s rock band, reenact Iceland’s annual Al Capone Festival, take part in a dramatic exposé of the world’s first documentary about the Inuit and much more.

Season 3

1 Episodes

Feb 20 2019

Season 2

7 Episodes

An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
Oct 26 2016
An in-depth look at Hollywood legend Jerry Wallach and his 40-year quest to win an Oscar.
Oct 26 2016
A new wave band from the late 1970s and early 1980s play their final concert.
Oct 12 2016
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.
Oct 05 2016
Monologist Parker Gail and director Harrison Renzi team up to present Gail's theater piece, "Location Is Everything".
Sep 28 2016
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.
Sep 21 2016
A different and interesting look at the 1992 Ohio Gubernatorial campaign.
Sep 14 2016

Season 1

7 Episodes

Part two of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of a seminal soft-rock band called the Blue Jean Committee.
Sep 24 2015
Part one of the documentary chronicling the rise and fall of a seminal soft-rock band called the Blue Jean Committee.
Sep 24 2015
A documentary crew travels to Arborg, Iceland for the annual festival honoring American gangster Al Capone.
Sep 17 2015
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.
Sep 10 2015
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.
Sep 03 2015
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.
Aug 27 2015
An in depth look at the daily lives of two aging socialites and their crumbling estate. Inspired by the documentary Grey Gardens.
Aug 20 2015