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Senator Obama Goes to Africa (2007)

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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. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

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It plays more like an industrial video shown to businessmen in boardrooms, without a shred of personality.

July 31, 2008 | Full Review…

Clocks in several minutes short of a feature. A wise decision, the pattern was on the verge of repetition. Overall, interesting & worthwhile, but not a must see.

July 16, 2008 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Part personal odyssey, part diplomatic mission, this bio-pic reveals a sensitive side of the Illinois Senator while simultaneously establishing him as an international figure sincerely concerned about the host of woes presently plaguing Africa.

January 5, 2008 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

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