A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world s most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa s first black president. 1996 Academy AwardA® Nominee for Best Documentary.
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.
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Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary journey to becoming one of history’s most iconic figures is brought to life in MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM. “Idris Elba powerfully conveys Mandela's charisma and impassioned dedication” (Claudia Puig, USA TODAY) as a political leader and human rights advocate. The film chronicles his early life, education, marriage to Winnie Mandela (Naomie Harris) and 27 year prison sentence before becoming South Africa’s first democratically elected president and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.
Golden Globe-Winner Idris Elba stars in this moving biography of Nelson Mandela, the jailed activist who became President of South Africa and helped rebuild the once-segregated society.
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education, and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once-segregated society. Idris Elba (PROMETHEUS) stars as Nelson Mandela, Naomie Harris (SKYFALL) stars as Winnie Mandela, with Justin Chadwick (THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL) directing.
60 Minutes revisits a collection of revealing writings by the late civil rights giant and former South African president Nelson Mandela; and, Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recalls the 2005 battle in Afghanistan he alone survived -- a fire fight that at the time, resulted in the largest loss of life for Naval Special Warfare since WWII. Anderson
David Dinkins, former Mayor of New York City; Rick Stengel, co-author of Mandela’s autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom” and Jerry Inzerillo. Charlie's 1993 conversation with African National Congress President Nelson Mandela.
Rugby has long been viewed in South Africa as a game for the white population, and the country’s success in the sport has been a true source of Afrikaner pride. When the 50 year old policies and entrenched injustices of apartheid were finally overthrown in 1994, Nelson Mandela’s new government began rebuilding a nation badly in need of racial unity. So the world was watching when South Africa played host to the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Though they only had one non-white player, the South African Springboks gained supporters of all colors as they made an improbable run into the final match where they beat the heavily favored New Zealand team. When Mandela himself marched to the center of the pitch cloaked in a Springbok jersey and shook hands with the captain of the South African team, two nations became one. Oscar winner Morgan Freeman and director Cliff Bestall will tell the emotional story of that cornerstone moment and what it meant to South Africa’s healing process.
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A Look At Nelson Mandela'S Legacy On His 90Th Birthday With Richard Stengel And Margaret Marshall
African National Congress President Nelson Mandela, who was released in 1990 after 27 years of imprisonment, talks about his role as a key player in the struggle for political change in South Africa. He also discusses his recent address to the UN.
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