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


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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