2019 Films

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

April 30th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

Through his TV show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers became a house hold icon, known for radical kindness and creating positive ways to speak to children about important topics. In a look at the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, Won’t You Be My Neighbor examines his honest and open approach to helping children learn.

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit County Public Health and the Children’s Council of Skagit County.

To visit the Won’t You Be My Neighbor website, click here!

Roll Red Roll

May 2nd | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

After the assault of a teenage girl by a high school football team in a small town in Ohio, a crime blogger uncovered alarming social media evidence that would incite a national examination of rape culture and the bystander effect. Roll Red Roll is a harrowing account of victim-blaming, examining the impact societal attitudes can have on behaviors.

*This film contains explicit details involving sexual assault and rape. Please take care of yourself when considering viewing. Open to teens and adults.

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services.

To visit the Roll Red Roll website, click here!

Including Samuel

May 7th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

Photojournalist Dan Habib tackles the topic of inclusion in this film featuring his son, Samuel, who has cerebral palsy. This film documents the efforts of their family to include Samuel in every aspect of their lives and honestly portrays the family’s hopes and struggles as they move through this continuous process. This film also includes the experiences of four other individuals with disabilities and their families to further demonstrate the cultural and systemic barriers to inclusion.”

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit County Public Health Developmental Disabilities Program.

To visit the Including Samuel website, click here!

White Like Me

May 9th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In a stunning reassessment of the American ideal of meritocracy and claims that we’ve entered a post-racial society, Wise offers a fascinating look back at the race-based white entitlement programs that built the American middle class, and argues that our failure as a society to come to terms with this legacy of white privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-driven political resentments today. 

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit County Children and Family Consortium.

To visit the White Like Me website, click here!

Suicide: The Ripple Effect

May 14th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

Suicide: The Ripple Effect examines the impact suicide and suicide prevention can have on a community. This film shares the story of a man who attempted suicide, survived, and is now an advocate for prevention. He and others featured share their message of hope and healing in this powerful documentary.  

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit County Public Health and the Washington State Health Care Authority.

To visit the Suicide: The Ripple Effect website, click here!

Written Off

May 16th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM | Lincoln Theatre

This film follows the story of a man who documented in detail his struggle with opioid addiction. Written Off portrays the important of seeing the people who struggle with addiction for who they are and not as their disease.

The showing of this film is sponsored by Skagit County Public Health.

To visit the Written Off website, click here!