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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street2021

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

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Critic Consensus: Like the show whose groundbreaking creation it commemorates, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street is as enlightening as it is purely entertaining.

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Street Gang will take us inside the minds and hearts of the Sesame Street creators to help us understand not only how they produced this groundbreaking show, but also what it was like to be at the center of a cultural and social phenomenon. Street Gang concentrates on the most experimental and groundbreaking period of Sesame Street. The original surviving creators weave together personal narratives, and never before seen behind the scenes footage to reveal how they collaborated to push every boundary that confronted them, changing television, and changing the world.

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Critic Reviews for Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

All Critics (93) | Top Critics (27)

The film delivers no end of joy.

January 27, 2022 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

There's nothing less necessary than a gratuitously dirt-digging "exposé" of "Sesame Street." But "Street Gang" isn't too far behind in its inessentialness...

December 14, 2021 | Full Review…

It's not the rousing celebration I had hoped for; however, Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street is well-researched, big-hearted, and high-minded, which makes it a pretty solid tribute.

May 14, 2021 | Full Review…
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Watching Street Gang is a largely joyous experience, but there's also something heartbreaking about it.

May 11, 2021 | Full Review…

Street Gang highlights the enormity of what can be accomplished when many different sectors and interests come together with the success and well-being of children as their focus.

May 6, 2021 | Full Review…

A documentary you won't be mad you watched.

May 5, 2021 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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