Biggar Little Cinema presents: Green Book
Saturday, February 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm£7
Green Book is a 2018 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly. Set in 1962, the film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by African American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Italian American bouncer Frank “Tony Lip” Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen) who served as Shirley’s driver and bodyguard.
The film was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga’s son, Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother. The film is named after ‘The Negro Motorist Green Book’, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travellers, written by Victor Hugo Green.
Admission is £7, with tickets available from Hamiltons Newsagents and at the door on the evening, subject to availability.