Did Green Book deserve to win?
Green Book was the unexpected winner of the Best Picture Oscar. Set in 1962, the film tells the story of two unlikely friends: Dr Don Shirley, an African-American classical pianist, and his white chauffeur and bodyguard, Tony Vallelonga. Some critics have called it a “white saviour” movie that “spoon-feeds” racism to white audiences. Others think it is a masterpiece. Did it deserve to win? What do you think? Discuss with the rest of your class and make your vote!