On the final stop of the tour for her 2022 bestseller The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times, Michelle Obama unpacks her toolbox. Netflix is filmed this event in a wide-ranging conversation with her good friend Oprah Winfrey. The former First Lady shares personal family stories about her childhood and time in the White House, offers hard won wisdom about self-confidence, fear, and aging, and gives practical advice for living in modern times, including the power of a kitchen table full of friends. Covering everything from menopause to social issues to romance, Obama and Winfrey have a candid, at times poignant, at times comedic but always real conversation about the moment in which we are living.
The Light We Carry: Michelle Obama & Oprah Winfrey is a Netflix Special in association with Higher Ground Productions & Jesse Collins Entertainment. The special is directed by Linda Mendoza.
Premiere date – April 25, 2023