Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Go beyond 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. Read More


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Festivals and Honors

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Sundance Film Festival

World Premiere, January 2018

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Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

Best Documentary, Best Director and Best Editing

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IFP Gotham Awards

Audience Award

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Independent Spirit Awards

Best Documentary Feature

Interview

It’s Time to Bring Back Niceness and Neighborliness

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? filmmaker Morgan Neville shares why the world created by Fred Rogers isn’t corny — it’s “essential.”

Resources

Want to Lead a Discussion?

Check out this guide, developed with the Fred Rogers Center, featuring a statement from filmmaker Morgan Neville and questions to help you kick off conversations of your own.

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