BAMcinematek & The Jim Henson Foundation present:

“The Story of Fenist”, an award-winning documentary about the life of a Russian puppeteer, Igor Fokin, who entranced children and adults alike with his memorable performance in Harvard Square from 1994 until his untimely death in 1996. The film features rare live performance footage and interviews in St. Petersburg and Boston. Merging Igor’s story with Russian folk tale the director brings viewers into a world of beautiful images and metaphors, music, and theater.

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