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Barack Obama gets his second Emmy nomination for ‘Working’


Former US President Barack Obama earned his second Emmy nomination on Wednesday for the Netflix documentary series. Work: what we do all day, which he starred in and was nominated in the Best Storyteller category.

On the show, Obama and the series’ filmmakers interviewed workers in three different industries—hospitality, home care, and technology—to explore what a typical work day looks like in each of those industries and the key challenges they face.

Labor It comes from former President and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground production company, which struck a content deal with Netflix in 2018 to produce movies and TV series for the streaming giant.

Obama is already an Emmy winner, having won last year in the same category for best narrator for giving a voice to Netflix. Our Great National Parks (also from Higher Ground). He is also a multiple Grammy Award winner, having won twice for best spoken word album. Higher Ground Productions is no stranger to the awards circuit: 2019 american factory It went on to win the Oscar for Documentary Feature, as well as the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Documentary.

Other Higher Ground titles from the Obamas include the documentary inspired by Michelle’s memoir. becoming, as well as several highly anticipated future projects, including, as reported by indiewire, an adaptation of Frederick Douglass’s biography and a fashion drama set in post-World War II New York City.

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