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  1. New 'Mandela' Trailer: Idris Elba Launches a Revolution (Video)

    10:16 am 10/18/2013

    The latest look at The Weinstein Co.'s upcoming biopic shows the anti-apartheid leader urging people to rise up against the government, and the campaign to free him from prison.Read more

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  2. Toronto: Idris Elba and Naomie Harris on Track for Oscar Noms for 'Mandela' (Analysis)

    12:58 pm 9/8/2013

    The two stars, who play South Africa's first black leader and his wife, could score lead actor and supporting actress nominations.Read more

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  3. Jennifer Hudson Attacks Apartheid in 'Winnie Mandela' Trailer (Video)

    10:40 am 8/8/2013

    The biopic of the South African activist's wife will be released Sept. 6. Read more

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  4. Idris Elba Plays Nelson Mandela in 'Long Walk to Freedom' Trailer (Video)

    7:11 pm 7/18/2013

    The Weinstein Co. biopic about the iconic South African president is directed by Justin Chadwick and hits theaters Nov. 29.Read more

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  5. Nelson Mandela Making 'Dramatic' Progress, Daughter Tells British TV

    4:49 pm 7/17/2013

    The South African icon, who turns 95 on Thursday, "was watching television with headphones" on Tuesday and could be leaving the hospital shortly, she says.Read more

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  6. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' U.K. Teaser Trailer

    11:29 am 7/12/2013

    First look at Justin Chadwick's biography of Nelson Mandela featuring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris. Read more

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  7. Nelson Mandela's Family Spars Amid Conflicting Media Reports on His Health

    12:57 pm 7/4/2013

    UPDATED: South African President Jacob Zuma says the ailing icon remains in "critical but stable" condition as a new court document claims he's on life support.Read more

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  8. Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

    2:32 pm 6/23/2013

    UPDATED: The inspirational South African president and force against apartheid was portrayed in Hollywood by such actors as Sidney Poitier, Morgan Freeman and Terrence Howard.Read more

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  9. South Africa Filmmaking: A Diverse Country Finds its Own Voice

    11:00 am 5/10/2013

    After years in the shadow of Hollywood location shoots, titles like Forest Whitaker's "Zulu" show domestic filmmakers are carving out their own identity.Read more

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