Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred’s ideal of good neighbors?
From the Oscar winning director of Twenty Feet From Stardom!
99% All Critics / 100% Top Critics / 98% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes! “takes a fittingly patient and honest look at the life and legacy of a television pioneer whose work has enriched generations.”
5 Stars! “an enlightening and deeply touching documentary ” (San Francisco Chronicle)
4 / 4 Stars! “deeply thoughtful and strikingly emotional portrait…a profoundly emotional experience…remarkable” (New York Observer)