Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a 2018 documentary film directed by Morgan Neville about the life and guiding philosophy of Fred Rogers, the host and creator of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The trailer for the film debuted on what would have been Rogers’ 90th birthday, March 20, 2018. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for theatrical release on June 8, 2018.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? was shown at many film festivals including on January 19, 2018 at the Sundance Film Festival, February 24, 2018 at the Boulder International Film Festival, March 16, 2018 at the Miami Film Festival, and May 5, 2018 at the Montclair Film Festival. It is set to be released in cinema on June 8, 2018.
Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children’s TV show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
Initial release: June 8, 2018 (USA)
Director: Morgan Neville
Distributed by: Focus Features
Production company: Tremolo Productions
Cinematography: Graham Willoughby
Producers: Nicholas Ma, Morgan Neville, Caryn Capotosto