Kids were inspired, adults were entertained and his cardigan was the talk of public television. Join us for Won’t You Be My Neighbor at the upcoming Phoenix Film Festival and in theatres on June 8th.
You grew up with him and he had an impact on countless generations. He was your favorite neighbor and would be someone you could converse with, and come away with knowledge you didn’t know you were missing. He was a hit with the kids and his imagination soared to new heights. He taught civility and ethics and he is sorely missed.
On what would have been Fred Rogers’ 90th birthday, Focus Features has released a clip of the upcoming documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, which can be viewed here.
The documentary has played to rave crowd’s and critical reaction at Sundance and SXSW and it will play at the upcoming Phoenix Film Festival. The festival runs April 5-15 at the Harkins Scottsdale 101 theatre in the Northeast Valley. Tickets and schedule can be found at www.phoenixfilmfestival.com.
The latest trailer for the documentary can be viewed here.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor will be in select theatres on June 8, 2018 and has not been rated by the MPAA.
Story: From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.
Director: Morgan Neville (“20 Feet from Stardom”)
Do you have a favorite memory of Mr. Rogers? Feel free to share it in the comments section below or on our Facebook page. Please, won’t you be our neighbor?