Anthony Bourdain had a big impact on me. He was a traveller who went out into the world and passionately talked about food, and along the way he found a way to talk about problems in the world. He was like an old school rock god; mercurial, fiery, and honest.
The story behind the laborious making of Orson Welles’ final masterpiece The Other Side of the Wind is just as fascinating, beguiling, and contradictory as the film itself, and Oscar winning documentarian Morgan Neville’s well crafted and entertaining oral history of events, They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, is as great and thorough of a primer on the subject as one’s likely to get.
Award winning documentarian Morgan Neville’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a look back on the career of one of television’s most beloved and influential personalities, is a reminder to everyone that kindness doesn’t exist solely within a vacuum or specific aspects of society.
We catch up with Oscar winning filmmaker Morgan Neville to talk about his latest documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a highly anticipated look at the life and work of Fred Rogers, opening exclusively in Toronto on June 8 and expanding to additional cities in the coming weeks.