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Part of the Great Africans series, this documentary is a gripping account of the behind-the-scenes negotiations of his release from prison, one of Africa's most inspiring people, Nelson Mandela.
This story tells of an inter-racial rugby match that created a media storm in 1976. Initially planned as an informal match, this game soon became a symbolic act of defiance against apartheid laws.
Interviews with the survivors, the only photographer to witness the massacre, and researchers and historians who have attempted to piece together this most infamous turning point of the apartheid era.
Born in a rural part of South Africa Mandela is adopted by the Thembu royalty. He is soon lured to Johannesburg, a powerful prospect than the aristocratic lifestyle in the country. Ep1/5
In just over a year a new government was established, a draft constitution approved and a new President elected. Explore Somalia's remarkable political journey which changed its history.
Mandela encounters racial prejudice in Johannesburg which leads him to campaigns against apartheid. The film charts events began one of the most legendary civil rights campaigns of the century. Ep2/5
1918 – 2013
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