TRAILER CAN BE VIEWED HERE
THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY WILL OPEN IN THEATERS ON APRIL 23, 2021 AND ON DEMAND MAY 7, 2021
NEW YORK, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Display screen Media, a Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure (Nasdaq: CSSE) firm, as we speak launched the primary official footage of the critically acclaimed documentary, STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET. The trailer may be considered here.
Directed by Marilyn Agrelo (Mad Scorching Ballroom) and produced by Trevor Crafts (Experimenter 2015) and Ellen Scherer Crafts, the documentary chronicles the unbelievable origins and enlargement of the groundbreaking present that not solely modified youngsters’s tv programming, however had real-world results on equality, schooling, and illustration worldwide. The movie is impressed by Michael Davis’ New York Occasions best-selling guide of the identical identify.
After world premiering on the 2021 Sundance Movie Competition, STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET will probably be launched in theaters on April 23, 2021 and on video-on-demand platforms on Could 7, 2021.
Impressed by the activism of the late Sixties, socially aware tv govt Joan Ganz Cooney and Sesame Workshop co-founder Lloyd Morrisett performed a revolutionary experiment: to harness the burgeoning energy of tv and create an academic, impactful, uplifting and entertaining present that might attain youngsters nationwide, particularly these residing in city areas. Cooney recruited trailblazing Muppets creator Jim Henson and acclaimed youngsters’s tv author and director Jon Stone to craft the long-lasting and beloved world of “Sesame Road.”
STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET reintroduces this visionary “gang” of mission-driven artists, writers, and educators that audaciously interpreted radical adjustments in society and created one among most influential and impactful tv applications in historical past.
With greater than 20 interviews with unique writers, solid, and crew, and never-before-seen behind the scenes footage, STREET GANG is informed from the within with humor and emotion, weaving collectively private narratives and eyewitness accounts. The movie explores the unique mission of the “gang” that created this cultural phenomenon, now spanning greater than 50 years and reaching greater than 150 nations.
Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure and Display screen Media current in affiliation with HBO Documentary Movies, a Macrocosm Leisure manufacturing, and in affiliation with the Alternate, Bondit Media Capital, and Citizen Cranium Productions. It’s directed by Marilyn Agrelo; produced by, Trevor Crafts, p.g.a, Ellen Scherer Crafts p.g.a; with producer Lisa Diamond p.g.a,; govt producers, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Matthew Helderman, Luke Taylor, Mark Myers, Heather Kenyon; co-executive producer, Michael Davis; editor, Ben Gold.
About Display screen Media Ventures, LLC
Display screen Media Ventures, LLC, a Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure (Nasdaq: CSSE) firm, acquires the rights to top quality, unbiased tv collection and have movies. Display screen Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution by way of theatrical, house video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay tv, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The corporate acquires AVOD rights for third occasion networks and is the primary provider of content material for Crackle Plus and different Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure properties. With a library of over 1,500 tv collection and movement photos, Display screen Media Ventures is among the largest unbiased suppliers of high-quality television collection and movement photos to U.S. and worldwide broadcast markets, cable networks, house video retailers and new media venues. For extra data, go to: www.screenmedia.net
About Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure
Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The corporate owns Crackle Plus which owns and operates quite a lot of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks together with Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Youngsters, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The corporate additionally acquires and distributes video content material by way of its Display screen Media subsidiary and produces unique lengthy and short-form content material by way of Landmark Studio Group, its Rooster Soup for the Soul Originals division and APlus.com. Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure is a subsidiary of Rooster Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the well-known guide collection and produces super-premium pet meals below the Rooster Soup for the Soul model identify.
About Macrocosm Leisure
Trevor Crafts and Ellen Scherer Crafts created Macrocosm to convey dynamic partaking content material to international audiences by constructing and showcasing distinctive worlds. Movies embody Sundance Movie Competition World Premiere Road Gang: How We Bought To Sesame Road (2021), 7 Splinters in Time (2018) Manson Household Trip (Netflix, SXSW 2015 premier), and Experimenter (Magnolia, Sundance 2015 premier). In publishing they created Lantern Metropolis, one among UPROXX Prime Ten Comics of 2015, and The Not-So Secret Society (2017) the primary unique youngsters’s graphic novel for KaBOOM! an imprint of BOOM! Studios. For extra data go to: www.macrocosm.tv.