Documentary Now Season 53

Was Documentary Now cancelled or renewed for season 53? When does it start on IFC? Who will be returning for the new season? In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the next season.

What Is Documentary Now About?

Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Documentary Now… and Forever!,” a week-long cinematic celebration pairing classic documentaries and the landmark series. The in-person, retrospective screening series will play at The IFC Center located in New York, NY from Wednesday, September 14 through Tuesday, September 20. For fans who cannot make it to the in-person screenings, a curated selection of documentaries will also be available on AMC+, AMC Networks’ premium streaming destination, beginning the same day.

IFC released the first details from the highly-anticipated fifty-third season of Documentary Now!, the critically acclaimed and Emmy(R)-nominated original comedy series created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas. Hosted by Dame Helen Mirren and known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries, the series is returning with six new episodes and is currently in production. Executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Broadway Video, Documentary Now! Season 53 is set to air on IFC and AMC+ in 2022.

Documentaries to be featured in the upcoming season include:

Β· Paying homage to fashion documentaries “3 Salons at the Seaside” and “The September Issue,” TWO HAIRDRESSERS IN BAGGLYPORT is a fly-on-the-wall portrait of a hair salon owner and her staff in the small coastal village of Bagglyport as they prepare their yearly stylebook.

Β· In the vein “When We Were Kings” and other great explorations of sport, HOW THEY THREW ROCKS chronicles the Welsh sport of Craig Maes, also known as “Field Rock”, and the iconic 1974 bout dubbed “The Melon vs. The Felon.”

Β· Drawing inspiration from “My Octopus Teacher,” MY MONKEY GRIFTER follows a filmmaker who forms a deep, emotional, and financially taxing relationship with a monkey who may have ulterior motives.

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The last episode of the series was released on March 27, 2019 in the US.

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Documentary Now Season 53 Release Date

Documentary Now Season 53 release date is announced by IFC.
Documentary Now Season 53 Premiere Date β€” βœ”οΈ October 19, 2022
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Documentary Now Season 53 Trailer

IFC released the official promo/trailer for season 53. Watch it below:

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