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Remember Mandela! : [Filmography]

This documentary was made in 1988 while Nelson Mandela was still serving a life sentence in a South African prison, convicted of planning a rebellion. It was a period of darkest repression, and Mandela’s role seemed to have diminished. By recordin...

Davis, Peter

Nelson Mandela : Free At Last! : [Filmography]

Hosted by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, this documentary chronicles Mandela’s story against the backdrop of the fight against apartheid, the negotiations and his eventual triumph on the world stage.

Schechter, Danny

Viva Mandela : [Filmography]

Narrated by Kenneth Kaunda, this documentary relates Mandela’s battle against apartheid. Historical footage and top musicians perform and give comment.

Stylianou, Jane

Mandela In America : [Filmography]

His triumphant visit to the US 9 cities in 11 days soon after his release, providing Americans with memorable private and public moments

Schechter, Danny

Ordinary People: A Day With the President : [Filmography]

According to Keyan Tomaselli, The Amy Biehl story is an excellently made production which appeals emotionally to viewers in its quest to understand the nature of conflict in South Africa, and why Biehl became a victim. The film becomes the Biehl’s...

Gavshon, Harriet

Hero For All: Nelson Mandela’s Farewell : [Filmography]

Chronicles Nelson Mandela's 1998 farewell tour through the United States and Canada before he stepped down as President. Also explores his painful divorce from Winnie and finally a happy relationship and marriage to Graca Machel. The film ref...

Long Walk Of Nelson Mandela: Mandela Accused # 1 : [Filmography]

Multiple and often conflicting views of Mandela as told by friends, allies & adversaries, This Emmy nominated (for research) documentary does not feature an interview with Mandela himself, rather, his story is told through the eyes of others. ...

Carlin, John

Nelson Mandela : A Righteous Man : [Filmography]

Selected for the Brighton, Vancouver and Toronto Film Festivals, this documentary was made for The Cape Town Jewish Museum where it plays daily. Mandela gives insights into events which shaped his thinking. Numerous friends, colleagues and general...

Gavshon, Ingrid

Mandela The Living Legend : [Filmography]

A two part documentary presented by David Dimbleby who had unprecedented access to Nelson Mandela. Mandela speaks openly about his personal life, the influence of his father and his life after the presidency. Many of his friends and colleagues wer...

Allan, Dominic

Madiba: The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela : [Filmography]

A two-hour documentary special produced for the CBC’s (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Life and Times. Mandela talks of his love of children, how apartheid affected him, facing the death sentence, how he survived prison, won over his enemies, a...

Benger, Robin

Legenden : Nelson Mandela : [Filmography]

The documentary series Legenden (Legends) has been running on ARD Germany since 1997.Nelson Mandela tells the story of a revolutionary with charisma and a man with a natural authority.

Sucher, Walter

Great Souls: Six Who Changed A Century : [Filmography]

A six part documentary series telling the stories of Nelson Mandela, Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn, Billy Graham, Mother Theresa, Elie Wiesle & Pope John Paul 2.Nelson Mandela Man of Forgiveness was filmed across South Africa, telling the story of Ma...

Ivy, Tom

Viva Madiba - A hero for all seasons : [Filmography]

A celebration of Nelson Mandela’s epic life and his status as an international icon. In this, the year of his 90th birthday, he remains a man at the centre of attention, not only in South Africa, but around the world as a moral leader, an elder st...

Spring, Helena

In the Time of Nelson Mandela : [Filmography]

In the Time of Nelson Mandela is a celebration of former president on SABC2. The programme which screens Friday 18 July, and Saturday 20 July, to celebrate the year of his 90th birthday, Nelson Mandela remains a man at the centre of attention, not...

Mandela's life story : [Filmography]

Overview of Mandela's life story. Commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation for Mandela's 90th birthday. It was made available on the NMF website, and distributed to various SA embassies abroad.

Imani Media

Viva Nelson Mandela: A Hero for All Seasons : [Filmography]

Viva Nelson Mandela: A Hero for All Seasons looks back over his epic life and his status as an international icon. In his ninetieth year he still remains a man at the center of attention, not only in South Africa, but around the world as a moral l...

Videovision Entertainment

Invictus : [Filmography]

The story is based on the book by John Carlin "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation". As President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela took a personal interest in the South African rugby team (Springboks) playing...

Brothers Pictures, Warner

Mandela : [Filmography]

Documentary produced to co-incide with the launch of "Conversations with Myself". A biographical sketch of Mandela with reference to primary archival sources. Bob Simon narrates the story and interviews Verne Harris, Chief Archivist at t...

Magratten, Drew

Nelson Mandela - From Freedom To History : [Filmography]

3 Disc Set. "Life & Times: Nelson Mandela chooses from the many truly extraordinary intimate epiphanies of his life: Whether its the silent walk with his mother to the Royal Kraal as a nine-year old...or the fiery end to his first marriag...

Reconciliation - Mandela's Miracle : [Filmography]

Once considered a "terrorist," Nelson Mandela saved his country from bloody civil war and dismantled the system of apartheid through the spirit of reconciliation. Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle details the events that lead up to ...

Wilson, Michael Henry

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom : [Filmography]

Screen adaptation of Mandela's autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom" with Idris Elba playing Mandela. Other cast members include Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Terry Pheto, Atandwa Kani and Lindiwe Matshikiza.

Chadwick, Justin