Vancouver Week in Widescreen: Won't you be my neighbor?

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      Won't you be my neighbor?

      “Coming right now, the movie is a profoundly bittersweet experience.” So wrote the Straight’s Ken Eisner in his review of Morgan Neville’s acclaimed doc. “Mostly,” he added, “it’s sweet.” Visit Mr. Fred Rogers one more time at the Rio Theatre on Saturday (September 15).


      The projector: What to see and where to see it 

      Worlds of Ursula k. Le Guin Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman are among those testifying to the American author’s greatness in this intimate doc. At the Vancity Theatre on Thursday and Friday (September 13 and 14).

      Perfect Blue Kon Satoshi’s unsettlingly prescient 1997 anime, also a noted influence on 2010’s Black Swan, receives two screenings at the Vancity Theatre, on Friday (September 14) and Monday (September 17).

      The Listeners Getting its Vancouver premiere, Bill Hurst’s doc goes behind the scenes at a suicide-prevention crisis centre in Lawrence, Kansas. Screening at the Cinematheque on Wednesday (September 19).