Won’t You Be My Neighbour? (3/14)

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WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? - Official Trailer [HD] - In Select Theaters June 8

Watch the official trailer for Morgan Neville's new movie, Won't You Be My Neighbor? #MrRogersMovie 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.

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” the Mister Rogers movie, Watching the show occasionally with my daughter in the late 1980s, it was obvious that he was totally committed to children’s empowerment and acceptance of diversity. But I didn’t know what an activist he was, or about his own background, or about how the show format was shaped by a mix of serendipity and very deliberate choices.

I loved discovering his passion to make a difference AND his choice to have as much fun as possible in the process. Fred Rogers was a remarkable man, and many of his messages resonate especially loudly in the past year and a half, to get our country back on track in an era where civility and respect seem to be very little valued.

Contributor: Shel Horowitz from GoingBeyondSustainability.com

Written by James Metcalfe

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