Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this is a serious documentary. It's not a collection of skits from the kids' TV series, nor is it geared toward younger Sesame Street fans. It examines how the show is produced in other countries and tackles complex issues such as poverty, war, and ethnic discrimination. Specifically, the film shows rioting in Bangladesh and Kosovo, images of South Africans suffering from HIV and AIDS, and burial scenes.
Some scenes of rioting in Bangladesh and Kosovo; images of South Africans suffering from HIV and AIDS; burial scenes. Sobering images of poverty and flooding.
A producer blurts "holy s--t" when armed guards order her to stop filming at a Serbian checkpoint. Another producer says "s--t" a couple of times in frustration over production delays and describes someone as "intimidating as hell."
Promotes awareness of global issues and the importance of education.
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