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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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  1. Nelson Mandela’s Death Announced After ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Royal Premiere

    1:59 pm 12/7/2013

    Producer Anant Singh told the audience about the unfortunate news after a screening in London’s Leicester Square. Read more

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  2. How 'Mandela' Royal Premiere Audience Reacted to News of Leader's Death (Exclusive Video)

    1:13 pm 12/7/2013

    The London crowd, which included Prince William and Duchess Catherine, gasped as Anant Singh and Idris Elba shared the news just after the credits rolled.Read more

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  3. How Nelson Mandela Affected South Africa's Film Industry

    12:58 am 12/6/2013

    UPDATED: The country's sector has gone through much change since the end of Apartheid, attracting Hollywood productions and creating homegrown successes.Read more

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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Star Naomie Harris on Portraying Winnie (Exclusive Video)

    2:39 pm 12/3/2013

    "The thing I struggled with was her bitterness and her hatred because her journey forced her to have those things," Harris says of playing the iconic character.Read more

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  8. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Featurette with Idris Elba and Naomie Harris

    12:18 pm 12/3/2013

    The two stars of Justin Chadwick's biography share what it was like to play Nelson and Winnie Mandela. "Young audiences don't get a chance to see a living legend every day, heroes are few and far between now," says Elba. Read more

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  9. Naomie Harris on Finding the Strength and Rage to Play Winnie Mandela

    12:03 pm 12/3/2013

    The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' star shares how she was able to pull together the emotions to play the South Africa politician in Justin Chadwick's biography. Read more

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  10. Box Office (Specialty): 'Mandela' Makes Modest Debut Amid Fierce Competition

    2:07 pm 12/1/2013

    "The Book Thief" and "Philomena" leap into the top 10, while Spike Lee's "Oldboy" bombs; "12 Years a Slave" becomes the year's top-grossing specialty film to date.Read more

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