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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (CC)

Sat, Sept 1 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Sept 2 / 3 pm
Wed, Sept 5 / 7 pm
Fri, Sept 7 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 8 / 3 pm
Sun, Sept 9 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Sat, Sept 15 / 7 pm

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Wed, Sept 12 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 15 / 1 pm
Directed by Morgan Neville
2018, USA, 94 min

“I like you just the way you are.” With this phrase, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood introduced generations of American children to the genial,soft-spoken man who became a father figure to many thanks to his open, compassionate communication. Fred Rogers’s heartfelt words of wisdom helped children deal with complex social issues including death and discrimination.Approaching challenging topics with honesty and warmth, for fifty years he dedicated himself to meeting the needs of children. Oscar winning director Morgan Neville has crafted a remarkably resonant film wonderfully illustrated with clips from the show, striking animation and interviews with many people who worked with, loved and were influenced by Fred Rogers.

(Closed Captioning available)

***Mr. Rogers Contest time! Order tickets online to the first 3 screenings of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? on September 1st and 2nd at Cinematheque and be entered in a draw where you could win the movie’s poster, a Ten Show Pass, a Two Headed Monster Combo (2 admissions, 2 popcorn and drink), and free passes!

Only one entry per person.

Reviews

Fred Rogers is gone and the world is a much scarier place; this film, like a gift, briefly transports us back to the calm we felt long ago.
- Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
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