Check Out the New Poster for ‘Southside with You’ – Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s First Date

Southside with You

With the presidential election in full force, we have a new poster today for “Southside with You,” written and directed by Richard Tanne.  Check it out below, along with the trailer if you haven’t seen it yet.

“Southside with You” will hit theaters on August 26, 2016 and is distributed by Miramax and Roadside Attractions.



Written and Directed by Richard Tanne

Executive Produced by Stuart Ford, Glendon Palmer, Matt Jackson, John Legend, Mike Jackson, Carrie Holt De Lama, Tracey Bing, Zanne Devine and Rosanne Korenberg

Produced by Robert Teitel, Tika Sumpter, Richard Tanne

Starring Tika Sumpter, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Parker Sawyers and Jerod Haynes

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.

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