Viewing and Discussion: The Green Book

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  •  May 10, 2019
     7:00 pm CDT - 10:00 pm CDT

Instructor:  Irv Siegel

Join us for this Oscar-winning drama depicting the true story about the developing relationship between a famous African-American jazz pianist, Dr. Don Shirley, (played by Mahershala Ali) and his Italian-American driver, Tony Lip, (played by Viggo Mortensen) as they navigate a concert tour in the Deep South during the early 1960’s. The title of the movie is the name of an actual book which listed the hotels, restaurants, etc. that were considered “safe” for African-Americans to utilize during that era. This movie illustrates the strife, anger, pathos and humor of their trip.  It delves into the personalities of these two lively and diverse people and shows how they each dealt with the journey.  Movie running time is 130 minutes.

About the Instructor
Irv Siegel came to know about Jung over 20 years ago and has become a strong supporter of the Jung Center.  Irv is enthusiastic about sharing his passion for film and making Jungian topics available to the public.  He is especially interested in the process of individuation and exploring how people find the inner strength to make conscious decisions during significant crossroads in their lives.


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817 Dempster St., Evanston, Illinois, 60201, United States