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What's New Next Week? January 31, 2019

Fred Rogers meets with Jeffrey Clay Erlanger in the film WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, a Focus Features release. Credit: Courtesy of Jim Judkis

 

Next week, GPB brings you the premiere of an award-winning documentary that takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers. Enjoy a sneak peek at Won't You Be My Neighbor? and more below!

Independent Lens: Black Memorabilia - Wednesday, February 6 at Midnight

At the intersection of racial identity, historical narrative and international commerce, this film follows the propagation of demeaning representations of African Americans – black memorabilia. From industrial China to the rural South to Brooklyn, meet the people who reproduce, consume and reclaim these racially charged objects.

NOVA: Decoding the Great Pyramid - Wednesday, February 6 at 9 PM

Stunning new archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza—and how they did it. Join researchers as they delve into the logbook of a work crew and discover how the massive project transformed Egypt.

Won't You Be My Neighbor? - Saturday, February 9 at 8 PM
Experience the story of the soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose show was beamed daily into homes across America for more than 30 years. This intimate portrait goes beyond zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. 
 

Are you planning on tuning in next week? Let us know in the comments.