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Marilyn Agrelo

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

by Marilyn Agrelo

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Marilyn Agrelo

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A feature-length documentary chronicling the story of famous children's show Sesame Street, from its original goal of educating children to its resulting success and subsequent legacy.

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

by Marilyn Agrelo

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Marilyn Agrelo

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'How to get to Sesame Street' - more than just lyrics in its theme tune, it's something children around the world have been pondering for the last 50 years - and this documentary offers an answer. From the people who created the show to how it became a hit and stood the test of time, Street Gang is a comprehensive journey through the making of Sesame Street and the legacy it left behind for education and entertainment.

Directed by Marilyn Agrelo, previously known for her documentary Mad Hot Ballroom, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and received 2 nominations for Best Documentary. The film has been lauded for offering a rare glimpse into the group of visionaries who created a classic with the aim of changing the world.

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"It was all of us having the time of our lives, writing silly things, but always with the message that television could be socially valuable."

Christopher Cerf, writer

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Marilyn Agrelo

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