Watch: Netflix’s 1st Teaser for Barack Obama Movie Barry

The movie follows a young Obama during his years at New York City’s Columbia University. 

Scene from the film Barry Netflix

Earlier this year, the movie Southside With You followed a young Barack Obama and Michelle LaVaughn Robinson’s romance and their very first date. The film was met with rave reviews and gave the world a glimpse into their courtship. And now Netflix wants to give people a glimpse into how Obama spent his early years in college.

Barry tells the story of how a young Obama “finds himself pulled between various social spheres and struggles to maintain a series of increasingly strained relationships with his Kansas-born mother, his estranged Kenyan father, and his classmates.”

In the Vikram Gandh-directed film, Obama is a young college transfer student at Columbia University and is finding his way around the world. The film stars newcomer Devon Terrell as Obama, as well as Anya Taylor-Joy, Ashley Judd, Jenna Elfman, Ellar Coltrane and Jason Mitchell.

Take a look at the trailer below:

Barry will stream on Netflix Dec. 16.

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