Barack Obama's year in film: from The Irishman to Amazing Grace

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Ex-president continues annual tradition of sharing his favourite movies, TV shows, books and music

Shortly after releasing a list of his favourite literary works from 2019, the former US president Barack Obama has turned his critical eye to the silver screen.

Obama’s list of favourite films from this past year, shared on Twitter and Instagram, is heavily in favour of gritty drama, with the likes of The Irishman, Diane, and Just Mercy alongside the Chinese mobster drama Ash is Purest White, the Senegalese ghost story Atlantics, and the Colombian crime film Birds of Passage.

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