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HBO snaps up Obama doc

HBO has acquired the U.S. television rights to an untitled Barack Obama documentary, produced by Edward Norton's production company Class 5 Films. Directed by Amy Rice and Alicia Sams, the film follows Obama as he campaigns for president. The filmmakers, that were granted unprecedented access, began filming the project in 2006.
November 10, 2008

HBO has acquired the U.S. television rights to an untitled Barack Obama documentary, produced by Edward Norton’s production company Class 5 Films. Directed by Amy Rice and Alicia Sams, the film follows Obama as he campaigns for president. The filmmakers, that were granted unprecedented access, began filming the project in 2006.

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