Senator Obama Goes to Africa

Overview

Illinois Senator Barack Obama travels to Africa in this 2007 documentary for an examination of social situations on the continent as well as a personal exploration of his heritage. Highlights include visits to the South African prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 27 years and the Kenyan town where Obama's father was raised.
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Overview

Illinois Senator Barack Obama travels to Africa in this 2007 documentary for an examination of social situations on the continent as well as a personal exploration of his heritage. Highlights include visits to the South African prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 27 years and the Kenyan town where Obama's father was raised.
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Special Features

A Visit to the Masai Mara Game Preserve With the Obama Family; An African Journey in Pictures; Resources; Biographies
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/11/2007
  • UPC: 720229913027
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 98,277

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Barack Obama Interviewee
Technical Credits
Bob Hercules Director, Producer
Melissa Sterne Co-producer, Editor
Keith Walker Cinematographer, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Senator Obama Goes to Africa
1. Opening [2:11]
2. Nairobi, Kenya [3:06]
3. University of Nairobi [6:02]
4. Homecoming [2:58]
5. Obama Family Home [5:03]
6. Kisian [5:24]
7. Kibera [6:32]
8. Cape Town, South Africa [4:09]
9. Robben Island [7:24]
10. Darfur [9:01]
11. End Credits [:50]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Senator Obama Goes to Africa
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      A Visit to the Masai Mara Game Preserve
      An African Journey in Pictures
      Resources
      Biographies
         Bob Hercules: Producer/Director
         Keith Walker: Director of Photography
         Melissa Sterne: Editor
      Trailer Gallery
         Cocalero
            Play Trailer
         The Trials of Henry Kissinger
            Play Trailer
         On the Rumba River
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         One Bright, Shining Moment
            Play Trailer
         About First Run
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