Seniors Program Glenview – Audio Descriptive Movie: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Audio Descriptive Movie – Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Thursday, 3/14
10 – 11:45 a.m.

This movie will be shown with audio description which uses narration in an attempt to describe visual content.

For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer & producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred & his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues, in a simple, direct fashion. As one of America’s most beloved children’s show hosts, Mr. Rogers remains one of the most iconic television figures for families worldwide. This documentary takes a closer look at the person behind the show, persona, & personality that helped define what it meant to be a good person & be a part of a healthy community. Through his children’s show, Mr. Rogers would go on to inspire a generation by not skirting real world issues, confronting issues of social justice & maturity through a lens that provided an educational aspect that was approachable by kids & appreciated by the entire family.

This film is rated PG-13.  Popcorn will be served.


Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place at the Chicago Lighthouse North at 222 Waukegan Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Please call (847) 510-6200 to RSVP for all events.