Michelle Obama is a ‘Beats of the Southern Wild’ fan

Michelle Obama Plugs Beasts of The Southern Wild

The First Lady said she saw “Beasts” over the summer and considers it one of the most powerful and important movies released in a long time

by The Grio, February 13, 2013

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Michelle Obama is a ‘Beats of the Southern Wild’ fan

First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington during a celebration of the Black History Month, welcoming

The Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild has gotten Michelle Obama’s ringing endorsement.

The first lady played host Wednesday at a White House workshop for about 80 middle- and high-school students from the District of Columbia and New Orleans, where the movie was set. Students saw the film, then got to question cast members and the director.

Mrs. Obama said she saw “Beasts” over the summer and considers it one of the most powerful and important movies released in a long time.

 
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