‘Southside With You’ Explores the First Date of the Obamas

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The new film Southside With You is inspired by the first date between Michelle and Barack Obama. It comes to theaters August 26, 2016.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.

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