A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood tells the story of a journalist who befriends Fred Rogers while writing a profile on heroes for Esquire. From the moment that the film starts and Fred Rogers opens the door to put on the cardigan, the emotions certainly began to hit. How can they not? We’re talking about a true American hero who represents the very best that society has to offer. After all, he’s Mister Rogers–the man…"Toronto 2019: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
Fred Rogers, host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, was the subject of a biography in October, The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers. It’s no surprise that the television icon is seeing the spotlight in 2018. After all, this year marks the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood in 1968. This summer saw the release of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? while the USPS honored the legend with a postage stamp. What is…"Fred Rogers profiled in The Good Neighbor"
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a documentary about Fred Rogers and viewers should be expected to be wildly emotional by the time the film ends. In 1967, Fred Rogers was quoted on camera as saying one of his jobs was “to help children through the difficult modulations in life.” Oh, did he ever. It’s from here that Morgan Neville’s brilliant documentary goes straight into the theme song of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. This is where…"Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – A Look at Fred Rogers"
Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a new documentary from filmmaker Morgan Neville about the life and work of Mister Fred Rogers. The film has a release date of June 18, 2018. According to a statement released this afternoon from the studio, the emotional and moving documentary will take an intimate look at the man who asked us if we would be his neighbor. “Morgan once again avoids…"Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: Focus acquires Mister Rogers Documentary"