On June 8th, 2018, Focus Features will release WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? in select theaters taking audiences, once again, into the land of make-believe. This documentary will allow us to get to know the late Fred Rogers, the man that taught millions of children, including myself about love, acceptance, morals and compassion through his TV show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Check out the trailer below for a sneak peek at this upcoming documentary.
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. (Fred Rogers)
Synopsis of Won’t You be My Neighbor?
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.
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? – First Look Clip