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  1. Nelson Mandela Day: Hollywood Pays Tribute on Social Media

    8:10 am 7/18/2015

    Forest Whitaker, Serena Williams and Zendaya are among stars who paid tribute.Read more

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  2. Albie Sachs, South African Anti-Apartheid Activist, Discusses Peabody-Winning Doc on His Life (Q&A)

    7:01 pm 5/20/2015

    The 80-year-old freedom fighter tells THR, "It's putting a structure on what seemed to be a totally adventitious, almost catastrophic invasion of my life. Now, through words, through language, through memory and through joy, I'm responding to it."Read more

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  3. Kevin Hooks to Direct BET Networks' Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

    1:34 pm 3/31/2015

    Canada's Blue Ice Pictures will co-produce 'Madiba' after installing former HBO exec Mark Levenstein as its new CEO. Read more

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  4. Idris Elba to Release Album Inspired by Nelson Mandela Film Role

    2:58 am 9/24/2014

    'mi Mandela' will feature guest vocals from Mumford & Sons, James Blake and others‎Read more

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  5. 'We Are Many': Sheffield Review

    4:35 pm 6/17/2014

    An all-star cast of artists, activists and politicians remember the mass global protests against the Iraq war in this polished documentary.Read more

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  6. Oscars: Who Will Prevail in the Competitive Best Original Song Race? (Analysis)

    4:50 pm 2/24/2014

    There is an unusually cut-throat competition this year between four nominated songs: "Happy," "Let It Go," "The Moon Song" and "Ordinary Love."Read more

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  7. U2 on Their Oscar Nominated Song and Meeting Nelson Mandela

    10:21 am 2/20/2014

    The rock icons talk about their long history of using music to call attention to issues of social importance, their close relationship with South Africa and Nelson Mandela and their Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love," from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.Read more

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  8. U2 Interview: Oscar Hopes, That Unfinished Album, Anxiety About Staying Relevant

    9:22 am 2/11/2014

    The world's biggest band tackles politics, technology and now, with an Oscar-nominated song, Hollywood: "We don't want to ever be a heritage act. It might happen, but we'll go kicking and screaming into that mode." Read more

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  9. U2's Bono and The Edge Pay Tribute to Nelson Mandela (Exclusive Photos)

    8:28 am 1/7/2014

    The duo -- whose song "Ordinary Love" was written for the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" -- were honored Monday night.Read more

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  10. Ahmed Kathrada, Prisonmate of Mandela for 26 Years, on 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    12:15 am 1/4/2014

    The 84-year-old, who was one of Mandela's oldest and closest friends and was present for many of the events chronicled in the film, talks to THR about the Oscar-contending film and the man who inspired it.Read more

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