COLUMBUS, Ind.–YES Cinema is partnering with the Columbus Area Arts Council to take audiences back to Mister Rogers’s Neighborhood, tonight at 5:30 p.m. The documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” features a look at both the world created by and another world affected by television legend Fred Rogers.
Following the 5:30 screening, a brief panel discussion will take place highlighting the importance of community, diversity, social justice, youth empowerment and spiritual connections which were all important elements in Mr. Rogers’ show.
Proceeds from the showing of the film this evening support Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center and donations to the Columbus Area Arts Council are encouraged. Subsequent showings of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” are sponsored by the Columbus Area Arts Council, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.