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A look into the early life of U.S. President Barack Obama.

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Barry
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Charlotte
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PJ
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Will
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Kathy Baughman
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Bill Baughman
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Saleem
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Professor Gray
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Ann Dunham
Sawyer Pierce ...
Thad
Eric Berryman ...
Ali
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Andre
Danny Henriquez ...
Milton
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Tina
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Buzz
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Sylvia
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Dennis
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Denise
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Fred
Brandon Bermeo ...
Eda
Jack Turell ...
Teammate
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Guard #1
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Raquel
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Danceteria Queen
Ahkai Franklin ...
Incense Vendor
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Black Israelite Speaker
Jean Godsend Floradin ...
Black Israelite Reader
Monique Vukovic ...
White Woman
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Tisha
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Lila (as Alexis N. Smith)
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Reggie
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Eddie
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Martin Baughman
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Ephraim
Marion Yue ...
Grace Lee Boggs (as Marion Kodama Yue)
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James Boggs (as Robert G. Mckay)
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Kid (as Nathaniel McIntyre)
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Prostitute
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Rameek
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Busker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melissa Joseph ...
Roller Girl (uncredited)
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Fencing Instructor (uncredited)
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B-Boy (uncredited)
Kinga Piersiak ...
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Christopher M. Polito ...
Robbie (uncredited)
Bill Walters ...
Homeless man in stairwell (uncredited)

Directed by

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Vikram Gandhi

Written by

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Adam Mansbach ... ()

Produced by

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Matthew Vose Campbell ... associate producer
Vikram Gandhi ... producer
Michael Heimler ... associate producer
Dana O'Keefe ... producer
Geoffrey Quan ... co-producer
Teddy Schwarzman ... producer
Ben Stillman ... producer

Music by

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Danny Bensi
Saunder Jurriaans

Cinematography by

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Adam Newport-Berra

Film Editing by

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Jacob Craycroft

Editorial Department

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Dee Allen ... executive producer: color
Zac Gobetz ... on-line editor
Keith Jenson ... conform editor
Taylor Levy ... assistant editor
Brian McCarthy ... assistant editor
Daniel Moisoff ... color assist
Elias Nousiopoulos ... assistant colorist
Michelle Perkowski ... technical assistant
Mark Scherel ... assistant on-line editor
Damien van der Cruyssen ... colorist / digital intermediate colorist
Natalie Westerfield ... color producer

Casting By

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Douglas Aibel

Production Design by

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Scott Kuzio

Art Direction by

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Miles Michael

Set Decoration by

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Olivia Peebles

Costume Design by

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Amela Baksic

Makeup Department

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Doniella Davy ... makeup department head
Ivy Ermert ... key makeup artist
Lucy O'Reilly ... third makeup artist
Dennis Polanco ... Hair Department Head
Suzanne Winwood ... additional hair stylist
Michael Thomas Zambrano ... key hair stylist (as Michael Zambrano)

Production Management

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James Debbs ... post-production supervisor
Kurt Enger ... production supervisor
Heather Levenstone ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alice Johnson ... first assistant director
Joshua Williams ... additional second second assistant director
Jonathan Wu ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Thyra Heder ... storyboard artist
Jade Hernandez ... props
Monica Jacobs ... property master
Tori Lancaster ... art department coordinator
Melanie Merrill ... art assistant
Ahren Pitz ... leadman
Benjamin Pitz ... art pa
Polly Wood-Holland ... scenic artist

Sound Department

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Shaun Brennan ... foley artist
Alfred DeGrand ... assistant sound editor
Aidan Dykes ... adr recordist
Linzy Elliot ... assistant: sound editor
Lewis Goldstein ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Tyler Heath ... sound mixer
Tom Ryan ... re-recording mixer
Michael Sterkin ... sound mixer
Jerrell Suelto ... adr mixer
Wen Hsuan Tseng ... foley editor
Dmitry Volovik ... boom operator (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Rafael Anguiano ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
Luigi Baggio ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Rosario Barbera ... visual effects producer: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Eran Barnea ... visual effects supervisor
Gaia Bussolati ... visual effects supervisor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Eric Deinzer ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
Nico Del Giudice ... vfx on-set supervisor
Daniele DeMaio ... match move artist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Andrey Drogobetski ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
Francesco Grisi ... visual effects executive producer: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
James Jooyoung Lee ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
Gabriele Motta ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Sk Nguyen ... visual effects coordinator
Efram Potelle ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
John Schratz ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX
Fabio Scotellaro ... visual effects editor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Sam Weissman ... visual effects artist: Freestyle VFX

Stunts

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Jeremy Sample ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Gregoire Albertini ... Second Assistant Camera: "A" Camera
Timothée Arene ... First Assistant Camera: "A" Camera
Stratton Bailey ... best boy grip
Sasha Burdett ... additional digital imaging technician: on-set dailies colorist
Andrew Engert ... genny op
Malika Franklin ... digital imaging technician: on-set dailies colorist
Michael Fuchs ... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator
Billy Green ... additional steadicam operator
Derek Gross ... gaffer
Jonathon Henry ... second assistant "b" camera
Linda Kallerus ... still photographer
Elias Morales ... grip
Jesse L. Saviola ... key grip
Justin Schneider ... electrician
Dobb Schreiber ... electrician
M. Parker Shippey ... electrician: best boy electric
Adam Smelin ... video assist
Alex Worster ... first assistant camera: "b" camera

Casting Department

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Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Christine Nelson ... extras casting
Joshua T. Wagner ... extras casting assistant
Bruce Winant ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Whitney Anne Adams ... assistant costume designer
Ornella Chiossone ... additional set costumer
Stephanie Farah ... key costumer
Brittany Gehoski ... costume assistant
Danielle Landry ... tailor
Christie Levy ... additional set costumer
Sachi Masuda ... wardrobe supervisor
Laura Vansickle ... set costumer
Maria Zamansky ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Rob Cristiano ... location manager
Ron Dabach ... assistant location manager
Dave Dorn ... assistant location manager
Giovanni Ferrari ... unit production assistant
Gerry Kim ... location scout

Music Department

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Phil McGowan ... score mixer
James Newberry ... assistant composer
Joe Rudge ... music supervisor

Other crew

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Zack Abramowitz ... production assistant
Jensine Carr ... paperwork pa
Evelyn Chu ... accounting clerk
Nicole Compas ... production counsel
Charlotte Fleck ... dialect coach
Janice Hsieh ... production accountant
Harrison Jaffee ... background production assistant
Zorinah Juan ... script supervisor
Adam Kersh ... publicist
Matt Keyser ... key production assistant
Hye Son Kim ... first assistant accountant
Michael T. King ... lead medic
Janna Miksis ... production counsel
Nashin Rahman ... production secretary
Rich Rogers ... additional production assistant
Michelle Roginsky ... director's assistant
Lupe Salinas ... production coordinator
Emily Selinger ... assistant to Dana O'Keefe

Thanks

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John Sloss ... special thanks
Chris Terrio ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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.

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Taglines Before he was Barack, he was... See more »
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Also Known As
  • Барри (Russia)
Runtime
  • 104 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Debut feature film of actor Devon Terrell who portrays the young Barack Obama. See more »
Goofs 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 »
Movie Connections Features Black Orpheus (1959). See more »
Soundtracks Rappers Convention Pt 1 See more »
Quotes Charlotte: Where are you from?
Barry: Hawaii. Indonesia. Kenya. Take your pick.
Charlotte: Really? Um... Ni vizuri kukutana na wewe.
Barry: Really? What? In front of all these people? I mean, you're very pretty, and I'm flattered, but...
Charlotte: No, that's not what I was trying to say-...
Barry: I'm just messing with you. I have no idea what you just said.
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