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, at present launched the primary official footage of the critically acclaimed documentary, STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET. The trailer could be seen here.
Directed by Marilyn Agrelo (Mad Sizzling 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 kids’s tv programming, however had real-world results on equality, schooling, and illustration worldwide. The movie is impressed by Michael Davis’ New York Instances best-selling ebook of the identical identify.
After world premiering on the 2021 Sundance Movie Pageant, STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET will likely be launched in theaters on April 23, 2021 and on video-on-demand platforms on Might 7, 2021.
Impressed by the activism of the late Nineteen 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 kids nationwide, particularly these dwelling in city areas. Cooney recruited trailblazing Muppets creator Jim Henson and acclaimed kids’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 considered one of most influential and impactful tv packages in historical past.
With greater than 20 interviews with authentic writers, solid, and crew, and never-before-seen behind the scenes footage, STREET GANG is advised 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 international locations.
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 sequence and have movies. Display screen Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution by theatrical, residence video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay tv, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The corporate acquires AVOD rights for third social gathering networks and is the principle provider of content material for Crackle Plus and different Rooster Soup for the Soul Leisure properties. With a library of over 1,500 tv sequence and movement footage, Display screen Media Ventures is among the largest unbiased suppliers of high-quality television sequence and movement footage to U.S. and worldwide broadcast markets, cable networks, residence video retailers and new media venues. For extra info, 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 a wide range of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks together with Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Children, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The corporate additionally acquires and distributes video content material by its Display screen Media subsidiary and produces authentic lengthy and short-form content material by 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 ebook sequence and produces super-premium pet meals underneath the Rooster Soup for the Soul model identify.
About Macrocosm Leisure
Trevor Crafts and Ellen Scherer Crafts created Macrocosm to deliver dynamic participating content material to world audiences by constructing and showcasing distinctive worlds. Movies embody Sundance Movie Pageant World Premiere Road Gang: How We Received 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, considered one of UPROXX High Ten Comics of 2015, and The Not-So Secret Society (2017) the primary authentic kids’s graphic novel for KaBOOM! an imprint of BOOM! Studios. For extra info go to: www.macrocosm.tv.