By Dan Snierson
Updated September 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT
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IFC’s mockumentary series Documentary Now! has taken viewers to some strange places off the beaten path — socialites living in Hamptons squalor, hipster journalists on a mission to find a Mexican drug kingpin — but this week’s installment will transport you all the way to Arborg, Iceland.

Why Arborg, Iceland? Because Arborg, Iceland, holds an annual festival that pays tribute to notorious American gangster Al Capone. The centerpiece of the celebration is the Al Capone Lookalike Contest, and one of the favorites to win the competition this year is Iranian immigrant and local shop owner Neeloofar Shirazi (played by series star/co-creator/executive producer Fred Armisen). But can the proud foreigner triumph over, say, Nina, who is a woman?

Click on this exclusive video to preview “A Town, A Gangster, A Festival,” which includes SNL‘s Aidy Bryant as a guest star and airs Thursday at 10 p.m.

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