Title: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Directed by: Morgan Neville
Starring: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, McColm Cephas Jr., and François Scarborough Clemmons
Release Date: 6/8/2018
Running Time: 94 minutes
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For over thirty years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred and his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues, in a simple, direct fashion. There hadn’t been anything like Mr. Rogers on television before and there hasn’t been since.
Though he may be best known today as a soft-spoken, cardigan-wearing children’s television host, in reality, Fred Rogers’ career represents a sustained attempt to present a coherent, beneficent view about how we should best speak to children about important matters and how television could be used as a positive force in our society.
Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes
Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No
Dedication: Dedicated to Marcia Pierce Neville
Special thanks to Tony, and Frank for this submission