Trailer: The “Sesame Street” Origins Doco

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

The trailer has been released for “Mad Hot Ballroom” director Marilyn Agrelo’s critically-acclaimed documentary “Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street”.

Inspired by Michael Davis’ best-selling nonfiction work, the story chronicles the improbable origins and expansion of the groundbreaking show “Sesame Street” that not only changed children’s television programming but had real-world effects on equality, education, and representation worldwide.

To this day the series is played all over the world in countless languages using the power of television to create entertainment that would also teach children.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Screen Media and HBO Documentary Films will release the film in cinemas on April 23rd and on VOD platforms on May 7th.

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