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.
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July 11, 2018 A chance to sit in a cool, dark room for 90 minutes and smile and weep over a man who inspires us to be better.Read in Source
July 26, 2018 Neville weaves the narrative around some of Rogers' favored concepts and core beliefs rather than providing a full birth-to-death biography of the man's private life. It's a wise choice because Rogers' words and ideas are stirringly relevant today.Read in Source
July 15, 2018 Won't You Be My Neighbor? makes you want to be a better person.Read in Source
June 21, 2018 A poignant tribute to the mild-mannered father-figure who served as moral compass to generations.Read in Source
June 14, 2018 As Oscar winner Morgan Neville's timely, tear-duct lubricating documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" makes clear, the easily parodied, often underestimated icon of children's television was a total badass.Read in Source
Minneapolis Star Tribune
June 14, 2018 You don't need a strong nostalgic connection to Rogers' show to feel genuinely moved by the man's essential goodness, all the more as Neville contrasts it with today's public discourse.Read in Source
July 20, 2018 You don't need to be a fan of the show or even have watched it. Won't You Be My Neighbor? will perfectly captivate and engage viewers, no matter their knowledge on the subject. This is the must-see documentary of the year.Read in Source
June 15, 2018 "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" doesn't deify Rogers, but it makes a strong argument that as a neighbor, he was one of a kind.Read in Source
New York Observer
July 10, 2018 It's daunting, particularly when we feel we are in the shadow of figures like him, who are seemingly capable of such impossible good.
June 15, 2018 This timely doc will resonate deeply with anyone who remembers Rogers befriending them from the small screen.Read in Source
Chesapeake Family Magazine
July 16, 2018 The kindness and compassion the documentary displays for its subject, and which Fred Rogers in turn extended to generations of children, help make Won't You Be My Neighbor? one of the best of the year.Read in Source
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