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Netflix to highlight Barack Obama’s early years in new film ‘Barry’

The early years of the First Black President will be depicted in this new film.

23rd Nov 2016

He’s the most charismatic leader of our generation.

A man of class and dignity who faced a lot of challenges during his eight years in power but always conducted himself with professionalism and class. He will ultimately be remembered for making history as being the first black President in a nation where black people were enslaved for years and were not even allowed to vote until the 15th amendment in 1965. Barack Obama has certainly enjoyed the last few months of his presidency and as his time draws to a close and people are starting to question what the Obama legacy may be; Netflix have announced that they will be producing a series focusing on the president’s early years as a student at Columbia University.

The film titled ‘Barry’ will be released in December 2016 and highlights the challenges Obama faced growing up before he was the man that the world knows as Barack Obama. Born to a white mother and Kenyan father who separated by the time he was two years old, Obama would go on to embody everything that is the American dream by running for President and winning the election twice. The soundtrack for the film will be done by RnB singer Anthony Hamilton. Set to be released on the 16th of December, we wait in eager anticipation for the Vikram Gandhi directed biographical film.

Check out the trailer below:

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