First Trailer for Obama Date Movie 'Southside With You' Debuts

The film will hit theaters Aug. 19.

The first look at the Barack Obama rom-com has arrived. 

Southside With You follows a young Barack and Michelle Obama on their first date on a particularly hot day in Chicago.

Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter star as the future president and first lady in the directorial debut of writer-director Richard Tanne.

"I wonder if I can write books or hold a position of influence in civil rights," says Barry in the trailer. 

The film premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, with The Hollywood Reporter review calling it a "perceptive, intelligent, entirely credible imagining of how these two very bright young lawyers broke the ice during a long afternoon and evening in Chicago in 1989."  

Southside With You will hit theaters Aug. 19. 

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