Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Movie captures the evils of apartheid South Africa
 

Movie Review

By Raymond Jackson

Contributing Writer

“I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, only one finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibility, and I dare not linger, for my walk is not ended.” — Nelson Mandela

Born July 18, 1918, Nelson Mandela died December 5, 2013 just as the movie reviews were being released of the story of this great icon: MANDELA: Long Walk to Freedom. Continue Reading →

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Various theaters

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. Featuring Idris Elba. Continue Reading →

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