Being Elmo

Trailer (2:15)
  • About the Film

    Puppeteer Kevin Clash operates the Elmo puppet as a young child comes for a hug from the Sesame Street star

    Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. But few know about his creator Kevin Clash, whose childhood dream was to work with his idol, Jim Henson.

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  • Talkback

    A black and white photo of Kevin Clash as a teenager performing a puppet show with one of his homemade puppets for neighborhood children.

    What did you want to be when you grew up? Share with other audience members your impressions of the film, and the ways in which you made your childhood ambitions a reality.

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