The East Central College Film and Lecture Series will continue Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. with a screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” in the ECC John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center.

Neighborhood Reads will have copies of the new book, “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers,” by Maxwell King, for sale in the lobby. 

The film and lecture series feature films that highlight the power of the press and mass media.

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is a 2018 American documentary film directed by Morgan Neville about the life and guiding philosophy of Fred Rogers, the host and creator of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” 

Panelists Pat Frank, Maria Brady-Smith, Gregory Stotler and Thomas MacCash will discuss the film with the audience after the screening. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

Upcoming film screenings include “Good Night and Good Luck” Thursday, Feb. 21; “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice” Thursday, March 7; and “Network” Thursday, May 2.

The ECC Film and Lecture Series, under the Patrons of the Arts, presents film screenings, panel discussions, presentations and performances throughout the academic year. 

For more information, contact Leigh Kellmann Kolb at or 636-584-6643.