Won’t you be my neighbor?
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Won't You Be My Neighbor? is a 2018 American documentary film about the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the host and creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Directed by Morgan Neville, the film has received acclaim from critics and audiences a like and is the highest-grossing biographical documentary of all time.
Also screened will be the short-film Gross Indecency: The Everett Klippert Story. In 1965 mild-mannered Calgary bus driver Everett Klippert was the last Canadian to be jailed for homosexuality. Kevin Allen of the Calgary Gay History Project journeys to better understand Klippert and his place in Canadian LGBTQ history. Directed by Laura O'Grady and winner of 2018 Best Alberta Short at the Calgary International Film Festival.