Gathering to Discuss Mr. Rogers

Gathering to Discuss Mr. Rogers

The director and music composer for the new film discussing the life and career of Fred Rogers, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, that opened Nov. 22, both grew up in Alameda. Marielle Heller directed and Nate Heller composed the music for the film.

First Congregational Church of Alameda invites the public to discuss the film with the Hellers’ parents, Alameda residents Steven and Annie Heller, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 12:15 p.m. The transformational message of the film aims to foster more kindness, understanding and civility in every neighborhood, community and the world.

First Congregational Church of Alameda is located at 1912 Central Ave. A light lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. The discussion with interview clips begins at 12:30 p.m. The church is fully wheelchair accessible. Hearing aids for the hearing impaired and large print programs for the visually impaired will be made available. 

For more information on the film see www.abeautifulday.movie.