The Portland International Film Festival revealed the first wave of film titles for the upcoming 41st edition which begins on Thursday, February 15th and will run through Thursday, March 1, 2018.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
NAME OF FILM: WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?
DIRECTOR(S): Morgan Neville
STARRING: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Fred Rogers revolutionized children’s television. This remarkable portrait of the visionary behind Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood reveals the origins of the groundbreaking show, the ways it connected to current events, and its impact on the lives of children, and adults, across the country.
The 2018 Sundance Film Festival returns to Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 to 28, and today announced the feature films lineup
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” the new documentary about the life and work of Mister Fred Rogers from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville has been acquired by Focus Features