Frontline: The Long Walk Of Nelson Mandela (2011)

Overview

The life of Nelson Mandela, who served as South Africa's president from 1994 until 1999, is profiled in this PBS Frontline program. Viewers learn about the many groups that Mandela led in his early adulthood while challenging the government of the Afrikaner leaders who supported apartheid. He was eventually sentenced to life in prison due to his efforts. The struggles of his life and his attempts to establish racial equality in South Africa are illuminated by interviews with some of his most trusted friends, as ...
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Overview

The life of Nelson Mandela, who served as South Africa's president from 1994 until 1999, is profiled in this PBS Frontline program. Viewers learn about the many groups that Mandela led in his early adulthood while challenging the government of the Afrikaner leaders who supported apartheid. He was eventually sentenced to life in prison due to his efforts. The struggles of his life and his attempts to establish racial equality in South Africa are illuminated by interviews with some of his most trusted friends, as well as his former jailers. In 1990, after being imprisoned for 27 years on Robben Island, Mandela was released. Excepts from some of Mandela's letters are read, as well as selections from his autobiography.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/31/2012
  • UPC: 841887016100
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 61,006

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Cliff Bestall Director
Raney Aronson-Rath Producer
John Carlin Screenwriter
Indra DeLanerolle Producer
David Fanning Executive Producer, Producer
Michael Kirk Executive Producer
Timothy E. Smith Executive Producer
Michael Sullivan Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
1. Introduction [2:13]
2. The Boy from Transkei [9:58]
3. Love and Ambition [9:33]
4. From Young Radical to Guerrilla [13:56]
5. Robben Island [12:22]
6. Secret Film of Prisoner Mandela [8:19]
7. Brutal Violence, Secret Talks [14:41]
8. February 11, 1990: Freedom [13:45]
9. The End of a Love Story [7:16]
10. Escalating Political Violence [9:22]
11. The Rugby World Cup [11:08]
12. Credits [1:00]
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