The documentary is a revealing portrait of President Barack Obama: his parents and diverse childhood experiences in Hawaii, years as a community organizer in the South Side of Chicago, and milestone achievement as the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review.
The documentary highlights his marriage to wife Michelle and family life with their daughters, early political career, winning campaign to become a US Senator and his inspiring speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Finally, the film chronicles his historic campaign to become the 44th President of the United States, culminating in his election night speech and inauguration.
The film features interviews and video with Barack and Michelle Obama, as well as those who have known him from his childhood to the those involved in his historic political career. It was filmed across the nation including Hawaii, Chicago and Washington, DC, and has an original music soundtrack with inspirational theme song Do You Believe.
"MLK: The Making of a Holiday" highlights the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King and the popular movement that led to the passage of congressional legislation to create a national holiday in his honor. The one hour film, co-hosted by actors LeVar Burton and Marla Gibbs, features exclusive interviews with Coretta King and Stevie Wonder.The Program discusses the King Holiday legislation that was introduced in Congress days after Dr. King was assassinated and took fifteen years to become law in 1983. The program features the inspiring and historic speeches of Dr. King and live performance on the National Mall of Stevie Wonders’ "Happy Birthday".