Wednesday 2 December, 7pm
Film screening presented by Civic Theatre Newcastle
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.
Two-time Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor.
Starring Tom Hanks, Mathew Rhys, Chris Cooper
Running time: 1hr 49min, PG