Item 121 - Reconciliation - Mandela's Miracle : [Filmography]

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Reconciliation - Mandela's Miracle : [Filmography]


  • 2010 (Creation)

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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 what South Africans have coined "Mandela's miracle," a strategy that shepherded in a peaceful transition from apartheid to a democracy. It is driven by the notion that even the most terrible tyranny can be overcome through reconciliation, as both the oppressed and the oppressors need to be liberated from the vice-grip of prejudice and injustice. Additionally, we visit Clint Eastwood on the set of Invictus. His outsider's perspective finds in Mandela an exemplary hero who broke down an inhumane ideology after having been its most notorious victim: "a Biblical figure" whose wisdom will be a source of inspiration for future generations. He sums it up simply: "The world needs people like him." With Fikile Bam, George Bizos, Christo Brand, Arthur Chaskalson, Eddie Daniels, FW de Klerk, Morne du Plessis, Clint Eastwood, Edward Griffiths, Ahmed Kathrada, Mosiuoa "Terror" Lekota, Hennie Le Roux, Zindzi Mandela, Eunice Miya, Linga Moonsamy, Anne Munnik, Maria Ntuli, Fran├žois Pienaar, Thembi Qondela, Albie Sachs, James Small, Rory Steyn, Joel Stransky, Desmond Tutu, Charles Villa-Vicencio, Adriaan Vlok, Helen Zille

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The DVD is available from High Wire Productions

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  • French

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High Wire Productions
Michael Henry Wilson



Category: Biographical; Documentary
Type: Film
Date: 2010
Formats: DVD
Duration: 88 minutes
Colour or B/W: Colour
Sound: Yes
Language: English

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