Cheryl Henson, president of the Jim Henson Foundation, and co-curator of BAM's third annual Puppets on Film Festival, discusses the series, along with Rick Moranis. He’ll be appearing at the opening night sing-along of Frank Oz’s “Little Shop of Horrors.” Puppets on Film is playing October 25-27 at BAM.
Cheryl Henson, Jim Henson's daughter, was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, along with Rick Moranis, to preview the 3rd Annual Puppets on Film Festival. She also told us what she's been reading and watching recently.
Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl was on the show recently and she revealed what she's been reading and watching recently.
Cheryl Henson, Jim Henson’s daughter; puppeteer Basil Twist; and Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash talk about “Puppets on Film.” Presented by BAMcinématek and the Jim Henson Foundation, “Puppets on Film” is the most comprehensive survey of live puppetry in cinema ever compiled for both children and adults. It includes the Muppet movies, documentaries, 1980s cult classics, fantasy films, and shorts by contemporary artists. In anticipation of the November 23 release of The Muppets, a selection of films produced, directed, or godfathered by Muppets creator Jim Henson.