The World According to Sesame Street
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The World According to Sesame Street
As co-directed by documentarians Linda Goldstein Knowlton and Linda Hawkins Costigan, the film The World According to Sesame Street probes the global phenomenon of adapting the seminal children's program Sesame Street to various local cultures. The Sesame Workshop (the program's parent company) has done so not only by varying the language but by adapting the characters and themes to suit indigenous cultural and political climates. Thus, Muppet characters in South Africa discuss HIV and AIDS, Bangladeshi Muppets discuss child labor, and Muppets in Kosovo address the divided cultural and… More

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"Serious adult docu about Muppets in the 3rd world."
‑ Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media
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