Back by popular demand, The Jim Henson Foundation and BAMcinématek present the best of puppets on film. Explore worlds of fantasy, myth, and magic, as well as several special family programs. Curated by BAMcinematek, Cheryl Henson, and Lindsey "Z." Briggs.
A wild-haired David Bowie and a young Jennifer Connelly star in this fantasy cult classic.
A young boy saves a mythical world in peril in this perennial children's favorite.
Join Jim Henson’s youngest daughter as she leads this song-filled extravaganza.
A host of zany characters converge in this collection of short films for all ages.
The charming Oscar-winning film about a small pig with big dreams.
A dramatic tale of adventure, bondage, and liberation told with marionettes.
A ventriloquist mourns her mentor and deconstructs herself in this quirky documentary.
Mel Gibson stars as a family man who rediscovers himself with the help of a stuffed beaver.
In this delightful musical, the Muppets hope to make their Broadway dreams come true.
This selection of beautiful and humorous short films will delight and amaze.
Relive Steven Spielberg’s record-breaking, cutting-edge blockbuster on the big screen.
An inspiring documentary portrait of one of the masterminds behind Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
A toy-theater-style adaptation of one of 2004’s best graphic novels.
A funny, modern retelling of nursery rhymes and stories through shadow puppetry.
Make your own shadow puppet with puppeteer Jim Napolitano after Father Goose’s Tales.
Make a puppet and perform with Sesame Street puppeteer and filmmaker John Kennedy.