The Trailer For New Mr. Rogers Doc Is Peak Wholesome Content

Watch the emotional trailer for the Mister Rogers documentary

Watch the emotional trailer for the Mister Rogers documentary

It's an emotional ride, which deftly parses Rogers as the universally beloved TV host and benefactor that he was in life and on screen. Mister Rogers makes us all want to be better people, and we couldn't be more proud to be a part of telling his story today. From that day forward, Rogers never forgot to let his audience know he was feeding his fishy friends.

Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville ("20 Feet From Stardom") explores Rogers' background as a Presbyterian minister who wanted to write and produce uplifting programming for kids in the Pittsburgh area.

This is the first of two films about Mister Rogers that will be released. 27, 2001) walked onto a television set, changed into a sweater and tennis shoes, and sang, "Won't you be my neighbor?". Rogers died from stomach cancer in 2003, but the impact he made on television is still being felt and is celebrated in Won't You Be My Neighbor? "A week on death, on divorce", the voiceover says as a child asks what assassination means and footage of then U.S President John F. Kennedy on a podium plays in the background.

"Children have deep feelings just the way everybody does, " he says in the film.

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Indeed, the Pennsylvania map, full of arthritically shaped districts, was considered one of the most gerrymandered in the country. If you're in an optimistic mood, it might suggest that the Supreme Court is becoming less tolerant of blatant gerrymandering.

It certainly seems that with today's current political climate and social media obsessed world, viewers are eager for a few more lovely days in the neighborhood.

"Love", Rogers says, "is at the root of everything - all learning, all parenting, all relationships, love".

"Won't You Be My Neighbor" premiered at The Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and debuts in select theaters June 8. "I believe Mister Rogers is the kind of voice we need to hear right now", Neville said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter in November.

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