Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/11/2018
13:30

Location
Triskel Arts Centre


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Academy Award®-winner Morgan Neville brings to the screen, with great reverence and authenticity, the life of the iconic Mr Rogers, surrogate further to generations of American children through his popular public television show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. A true gentleman and man of affable nature, Fred Rogers’ compassion in communicating with his youth audience, and his mantra, ‘I like you just the way you are’, brought a quietly radical approach to both children’s entertainment and psychology. Weaving archival material, animated sequences and highly personal interviews, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a beautiful tribute and a rare salve of positivity in these turbulent times.

Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival, 2018

Director: Morgan Neville
Producers:  Morgan Neville, Nicholas Ma, Caryn Capotosto
Main Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Bianculli
Country: USA
Languages: English
Colour: Colour
Year: 2018
 
Duration: 94 mins
Tickets: €7.50/ €6.50