A new documentary tells the history of the real Green Book, but the director doesn’t support the Oscar-nominated movie
|02/13/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” an upcoming Smithsonian Channel documentary, aims to tell the true history behind the Negro Motorist Green Book, a pre-civil-rights-era travel guide for African Americans.
- Director Yoruba Richen said she’s “not interested” in supporting “Green Book,” the Oscar-nominated movie surrounded by controversy.
- “At this point, everyone should know better, in my opinion,” Richen told Business Insider. “It just seems like this is very retro to do it this way with a white writer and a white director.”
- Richen learned of “Green Book” after it premiered in September at the Toronto International Film Festival, but was deep into filming read more >>>