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  1. Nelson Mandela's Death: World Leaders, Media React

    12:41 am 12/6/2013

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon honored Mandela as a “giant for justice,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls him a “shining example” while Indian media compares the late South African leader to Mahatma Gandhi.Read more

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  2. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Director on Adapting the Life of the South African Icon (Q&A)

    10:15 pm 12/5/2013

    Justin Chadwick speaks with THR about awards buzz, Idris Elba's transformative performance and why he first said no to an offer to tell Mandela's story.Read more

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  3. Nelson Mandela's Death: Bono Writes, 'He Could Charm the Birds Off the Trees'

    6:30 pm 12/5/2013

    The U2 frontman penned a 1,000-word essay about the late South African leader.Read more

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  4. Prince William, 'Long Walk to Freedom' Actors Learn of Nelson Mandela's Death at Screening

    3:49 pm 12/5/2013

    "We were just reminded what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family," Prince William said after the London event at The Odeon Leicester Square.Read more

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  5. Nelson Mandela's Death: Hollywood Mourns Civil Rights Icon

    2:37 pm 12/5/2013

    UPDATED: Beyonce, Samuel L. Jackson, Russell Simmons, Anderson Cooper, Michael Moore and Charlize Theron were among those mourning the South African leader on Twitter and Instagram.Read more

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  6. A Letter to Nelson Mandela: IDFA Review

    2:46 am 12/5/2013

    South African director Khalo Matabane's documentary, co-produced with Germany, won a Special Jury Award at the Dutch documentary showcase.Read more

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  7. 'Mandela' Screening: U2, Filmmakers Talk Creating Original Song 'Ordinary Love'

    1:07 pm 11/26/2013

    Harvey Weinstein said it was easy to get the superstar band to agree to compose music for the film and suggested the group's a perfect fit, but Bono and The Edge said they worked hard to get it right.Read more

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  8. U2 Releases 'Mandela' Song 'Ordinary Love' (Video)

    7:04 am 11/22/2013

    The track from 'Long Walk to Freedom' is the band's first new music in three years.Read more

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  9. 'Long Walk to Freedom' Premiere: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris Celebrate Nelson Mandela in Style

    1:06 pm 11/12/2013

    THR learns what Mandela said when he saw a clip of Elba in prosthetics ("is that me?"), while director Justin Chadwick shares why he wanted to show "not just the saintly side, but the flesh and blood side" of the anti-Apartheid leader. Read more

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