Independent Lens [series info]
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Every day, millions tune in to Sesame Street to see one of the world's most adored characters -- a furry red monster named Elmo. Yet, with all of Elmo's fame, the man behind the icon is able to walk down the street without being recognized. Meet Kevin Clash, a puppeteer who followed his dream to be a part of Jim Henson's team.