Aug. 4, 2019

08-04-19 Hidden Messages of the Cinema: Green Book

I boldly share who I am!

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Today’s message

from Dr. Christian Sorensen was recorded August 4, 2019, and it’s titled Hidden Messages of the Cinema: Green Book affirming I boldly share who I am!

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Today we welcome the talent, voice, and performance of Eve Selis who can be found on her website or on Facebook here.

Dr. Christian’s Corner

Green Book won the Oscar this year for best picture at the Academy Awards. The story is a powerful commentary on part of our nation's history. It helps us remember our path and hopefully reminds us not to repeat those times.

New York City bouncer Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga is searching for new employment while the Copacabana nightclub, where he works, is closed for renovations. He is invited to an interview with Doctor Don Shirley, an eccentric African American pianist who is looking for a driver for his eight-week concert tour through the Midwest and Deep South. Don hires Tony on the strength of his references and with the agreement of Tony's wife, Dolores. They depart with plans to return to New York on Christmas Eve. Don's record label representatives give Tony a copy of the "Green Book," a guide for African-American travelers to find motels, restaurants, and filling stations that would serve them.

~ In Love, Rev. Christian.

The Negro Motorist Green Book