“In these troubled times, it's a good feeling to see a funny, touching and vital doc that is both timely and timeless.” Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
”Take the next trolley to Won’t You Be My Neighbor?....This movie is at once unapologetically admiring and intellectually rigorous.”– A.O. Scott, New York Times
Change into your cardigan, slip on your sneakers and celebrate the TV premiere of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? the hit documentary about the life and legacy of Fred Rogers.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? premieres Saturday, February 9, 7pm (6 MT) on SDPB1.
SDPB is hosting Mr. Rogers’ Watch Parties in Rapid City and Sioux Falls. We’ll have door prizes, trivia, a cereal bar featuring your sugary favorites, and more! Come in costume.
SDPB Watch Party at Black Hills Studio
415 Main St.
5pm – Doors open
6pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor? screening
SDPB Watch party at Sioux Falls Studio
601 N. Phillips Ave.
6pm – Doors open
7pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor? screening
SDPB is also kicking off a Sweater Drive. Bring your new or gently used sweaters to SDPB’s studios in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Vermillion, or to the Friends of SDPB office at 418 4th St. in Brookings from Feb. 9 through March 20 (Mr. Roger’s birthday) and we’ll donate them to neighbors in need.
Host Your Own Watch Party
Gather your neighbors and watch together! SDPB will provide door prizes for your own watch party to the first 3 people who contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. When you host your own party be sure to share photos and details on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #SDMrRogers. It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood when Mr. Rogers is your company.