Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey


Saturday Mar 03 01:00 PM
Saturday Mar 03 04:00 PM
Saturday Mar 03 04:00 PM
Sunday Mar 04 01:00 PM
Sunday Mar 04 04:00 PM
Sunday Mar 04 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


About the Film:

Directors: Constance Marks, Philip Shane
USA. 2011, 80 mins

Red, fuzzy Muppet Elmo is an international icon. Yet few people know his creator, Kevin Clash. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, Being Elmo tells the story of how a precocious talent who dreamed of working with master puppeteer Jim Henson found a home on Sesame Street. The documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop. Winner: Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 

See the trailer.

Preceded by

Hawaii Premiere
Men or Mice
Director: Kiara Jones
USA, 2010, 15 mins.

A quiet evening at home turns into a night of terror for Jade. When she reaches out to the men of her life for help, she discovers an unconventional hero…she hopes. 

See the trailer.

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