Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – A Look at Fred Rogers

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…

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: Focus acquires Mister Rogers Documentary

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…

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