Documentary Now!

2015 • IFC
4.6
133 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (8)

1 Sandy Passage
8/20/15
An in depth look at the daily lives of two aging socialites and their crumbling estate. Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader.
2 Kunuk Uncovered
8/27/15
Starring Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and John Slattery. An investigation into the seminal documentary "Kunuk The Hunter" that attempts to separate what is real from what is fabrication.
3 DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon
9/3/15
Starring Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Jack Black. The hipster media empire DRONEZ sends two of its notoriously fearless journalists to track down Mexico's most wanted drug lord.
4 The Eye Doesn't Lie
9/10/15
Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. An investigation into the wrongful conviction of a man sentenced to death of the 1986 murder of John Patrick Winslow.
5 A Town, A Gangster, A Festival
9/17/15
Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. A documentary crew travels to Arborg, Iceland for the annual festival honoring American gangster Al Capone.
6 Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee Part 1
9/24/15
Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. Part 1 of the documentary charting the rise and fall of a softrock's seminal band, the Blue Jean Committee.
7 Gentle and Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee Part 2
9/24/15
Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader. Part 2 of the documentary charting the rise and fall of a softrock's seminal band, the Blue Jean Committee.
101 Trailer
8/3/15
50 years of excellence and integrity in documentary filmmaking.

About this show

Documentary Now! is a comedy series that pays loving homage to the world's best-known documentaries. Each episode adopts a different style of nonfiction filmmaking to honor the most important stories that didn't actually happen.
4.6
133 reviews
jill henry
March 29, 2017
I love Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, and most IFC shows, but I didn't care for this one. It was alright, just kinda boring and a little bland. The idea is genius though!
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Soulvei
August 15, 2016
I can't tell you which one is my favourite episode but I can definitely tell you that my absolute favourite moment is when Helen Mirren says "And it should be noted that 'ballz' and 'wallz' are spelled with zeds." I died laughing many more times than the hipster film hosts died of stupidity during that episode. And the Kunuk episode with the Eskimo Whore and her pimp? You'll howl with laughter as each episode is played completely straight and the creators of the show expertly play the starring roles.
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Joshua Moon
September 18, 2015
A hilarious and well thought out mockery of documentaries. Bill Hader and Fred Armisen are both comedy geniuses, and together, they make gold.
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