Netflix and Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company have officially announced their latest movie. Becoming a film is a documentary that follows Michelle as she goes on tour to promote their bestselling memoir of the same name. This movie is directed by Nadia Hallgren, It sounds like the film had extensive access to and input from Michelle Obama. After all. This film is produced by Higher Ground Productions, the company the Obamas formed to create content for Netflix and Others.
The first movie to come out of Higher Ground’s Production deal with Netflix won this year’s Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Netflix and Higher Ground the only officially announced the film today, It won’t be a long wait for its release and Netflix plans to launch Becoming in just over a week, on May 6.
The audience will get to join former first lady Michelle Obama in an intimate documentary, looking at her life, hopes and connection with others as she tours with her autobiography, Becoming.
The last film Higher Ground banner produced, American Factory, won an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
In her tweet officially announced the documentary, Obama shared a clip from the film, in which she is shown discussing various topics with young women at an event in Philadelphia. One young woman asks the former first lady what her life is like now. Obama’s tweet on Monday noted the current state of the country, dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.