Barack Obama returns to his family's roots on an emotional journey to Kisumu, Kenya, land of his father. Part personal odyssey and part chronicle of diplomacy in action, this timely documentary follows Senator Obama as he travels to the land of his ancestry. From South Africa to Kenya to a Darfur refugee camp in Chad, Obama explores the vast continent. The heart of the film is Obama's emotional homecoming, where thousands of people turn out to greet him. In South Africa, we follow Senator Obama on a trip to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was jailed for 21 years. At a Darfur refugee camp in Chad, we see, through Obama's eyes, the effects of genocide. Obama narrates & interviews political commentators.