Former United States President Barack Obama has released his annual year-end favourite lists which features his favourite books, music playlist and films from 2019.
On Sunday, Obama shared a list of his favourite films and TV shows of 2019 on his Facebook page:
“This year’s list includes everything from explorations of class dynamics and relationships, to an inspired reboot of a classic graphic novel, to a portal back to one of the most special places in history — an Aretha Franklin concert.”
Also featured on the list is “American Factory” a Netflix film from Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground that was recently shortlisted for an Oscar.
Obama’s Favourite Films and TV Shows of 2019
Ash Is Purest White
Birds of Passage
Ford v Ferrari
The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Although there are only three TV shows on Obama’s list, however, says he considers them just as powerful as the films.
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Obama first began releasing annual lists of his favourite cultural works in 2015, beginning with books. They were reportedly intended to highlight works from both high profile and lesser-known creators.