Everyone loves a good love story, and one of the most famous ones of all time is that of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. You may be familiar with the story of their first date, but now you can see it imagined on the big screen with Southside with You. Take a look at the trailer and get ready to take an intimate look at that historic moment.
Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, Southside With You recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a charming young law associate named Barack Obama tries to woo reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson during a daylong date that takes them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to a sweet first kiss outside of a Baskin-Robbins ice-cream parlor.
- Parker Sawyers – Barack Obama
- Tika Sumpter – Michelle Robinson
- Vanessa Bell Calloway – Marian Robinson
- Phillip Edward Van Lear – Fraser C. Robinson
- Taylar Fondren – Janice
Southside with You will be released in theaters August 26, 2016. Tickets are available here.