After successfully registering tremendous success in the livelihoods of many people as a book, “Becoming,” is returning into our homes as a documentary that follows Michelle Obama as she goes on tour to promote her bestselling memoir of the same name, Netflix has announced.
Netflix plans to launch “Becoming” in just over a week, on May 6. The documentary was directed by Nadia Hallgren and produced by Higher Ground Productions, the company the Obamas formed to create content for Netflix, Spotify, and others.
I treasure the memories and that sense of connection now more than ever, as we struggle together to weather this pandemic, as we care for our loved ones, tend to our communities, and try to keep up with work and school while coping with huge amounts of loss, confusion, and uncertainty.Michelle Obama
BECOMING is an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama during a moment of profound change, not only for her personally but for the country she and her husband served over eight impactful years in the White House.
The film offers a rare and up-close look at her life, taking viewers behind the scenes as she embarks on a 34-city tour that highlights the power of community to bridge our divides and the spirit of connection that comes when we openly and honestly share our stories.