Unemployed Puerto Rican father Louis Ortiz from the Bronx discovers that he is confusingly similar to president Obama. With the right suit and facial expression, he quickly experiences what it's like to be the centre of attention in any situation. He realizes that this is an opportunity to earn some much-needed money, and soon he finds himself playing roles on HBO shows as well as in commercials and feature films. However as he progresses from being a simple look alike, to actually "becoming" Obama, Louis Ortiz must decide who he really wants to be.
A Q&A session with director Ryan Murdock will be held at the screenings September 24. September 26. and September 27.
Ryan Murdock (USA) BRONX OBAMA is his first feature length documentary.