A look at the early life of Barack Obama. Before he became President of the United States, he was one of the few black students at Columbia University NY in the early 80's. Faced with judgmental and racist opinions all around him, he tries to find his place in the world.
Before he was Barack, he was...
Did You Know?
The film is inspired by writings from "Dreams from My Father," Barack Obama's debut 1995 bestseller. In what's almost an auto-biography, Obama pens reflections on his earlier, scorned life as he struggled to reconcile with his race, scenes of which are portrayed in "Barry" (2016). See more
Barry is seen wearing a Casio F91W watch throughout the movie. The movie is set in the early 1980's, but that model watch wasn't released until 1991. See more
Are you nervous about meeting my family?
Why? Do I look nervous to you?
No. You look like you're going into battle.
Don't You Try to Stop Me
Written by Mc Evoy
Performed by LIzzy Mercier Descloux
Courtesy of Light In the Attic Records & Distribution, LLC
Under license from ZE Records See more