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 takes place in the year of 1981 which is about eight years prior to the time Southside with You
(2016) is set in which is the year of 1989. 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.
Shake It Lucy
Written by Peter Haycock
(as Pete Haycock)
Performed by Climax Blues Band
Courtesy of CBB Music
By arrangement with The Orchard See more