Press Releases & Announcements

Isha Sesay

November 14th, 2018

CNN Films documentaries featuring Michelle Obama, Barack Obama encore Saturday, Nov. 17, beginning 9pmEST

Two CNN Films documentaries about the work of former First Lady Michelle Obama and final days in office for former […]

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June 9th, 2017

Television Academy Honors CNN Films for WE WILL RISE: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World

CNN Films WE WILL RISE: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World was celebrated with five other honorees […]

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October 12th, 2016

WE WILL RISE: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World debuts tonight in simulcast on CNN & CNN International

We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World featuring Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto, and Isha Sesay […]

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September 21st, 2016

Girls will ‘Rise Up’ with First Lady Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto, Andra Day, Isha Sesay and CNN Films for October

Global Broadcasts of ‘We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World’ for the International Day of the Girl […]

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April 20th, 2015

CNN Honored with Two Peabody Awards

CNN has been honored with two prestigious Peabody Awards. The judges commended CNN’s Coverage of the Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls […]

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