SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey' Pulls Back the Curtain on Iconic Character
Constance Marks' U.S. Documentary Competition film will connect across generations and cultures as it traces the career of African-American puppeteer Kevin Clash.
PARK CITY -- (U.S. Documentary Competition) Who doesn't love Elmo? Sesame Street's sweet-natured, red-furred puppet with the big orange nose and comically crossed eyes has been entertaining and educating kids for two decades on the national PBS show. Pulling back the curtain on this iconic character, doc filmmaker Constance Marks discovers African-American puppeteer nonpareil Kevin Clash, the artist behind the puppet persona.
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