"WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?" (2018, rated PG13)
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7pm-8:45pm
WHERE: Albany Library, Edith Stone Room, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany CA
ADMISSION: Free + free popcorn
"A balm of kindness and empathy in these troubled, divisive times." -- Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly
Join us for an evening of sanity and goodwill with this multi-award-winning documentary. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom) looks back on the legacy of Fred Rogers, focusing on his radically kind ideas.
Though he may be best known today as a soft-spoken, cardiagan-wearing children's television host, in reality Fred Rogers' career represents a sustained attempt to present a coherent, beneficent view about how we should best speak to children about important matters and how television could be used as a positive force in our society.
94 minutes, rated PG13
Co-presentation of Albany FilmFest and Albany Library. The library is wheelchair accessible. An ASL interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 days in advance. Voice 510-745-1400 or TDD 888-663-0660.
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