BECOMING Documentary Inspired By and Featuring Michelle Obama Receives 4 Emmy Nominations

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BECOMING, a Netflix original documentary centered on Michelle Obama’s eponymous memoir, has received four Emmy nominations. Produced in association with Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions, this film directed by Nadia Hallgren, presents an up-close look at Mrs. Obama’s worldwide tour in support of the publication of her book. Nominations for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards were announced yesterday and BECOMING is nominated in these categories:

  • Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction Special
  • Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Non-Fiction Program
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Non-Fiction Program
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

Debuting on Netflix on May 6, 2020, the BECOMING documentary received international critical acclaim, and is one of Netflix’s most-watched programs in the streamer’s history.

Posted: July 29, 2020