Won’t You Be My Neighbor – He gave us the most precious gift of all: the courage to be kind. For over thirty years, American children grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on PBS.
Vermont Street United Methodist Church
818 Vermont Street
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corp Community Center
405 Vermont Street
Lincoln Douglas School
3322 Payson Road
Join us for a free film screening and discussion
ABOUT THE FILM:
He gave us the most precious gift of all: the courage to be kind. For over thirty years, American children grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on PBS. Mister Rogers offered a calm and stable presence, tackling life’s weightiest issues in a simple, direct way. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? reflects on Fred Rogers’ legacy of kindness, and the profound and lasting effect his innovative approach to television had on millions of children. Learn more about the filmmakers.
WSIU has traditionally partnered with the Carbondale Public Library and SIU Carbondale to host screening throughout southern Illinois. These screenings are free and open to the public. In addition to the Community Cinema film screening events, WSIU hosts Indie Lens Pop Up film screenings featuring documentaries from the PBS hit series Independent Lens.