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Indie Lens Pop-Up presents “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
April 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom) looks back on the legacy of Fred Rogers, focusing on his radically kind ideas. While the nation changed around him, Fred Rogers stood firm in his beliefs about the importance of protecting childhood.
Please stay after the film for a discussion with Youth Services Librarian Holly Storck-Post, and Joanne Cantor, author and Professor Emerita of Communication Arts at UW.
About Indie Lens Pop-Up:
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations together to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation.
This screening is a partnership between ITVS, WPT, and the Madison Public Library