South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom - The New Indian Express

South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom

  • A giant poster of Nelson Mandela is moved to center stage at a news conference held on the eve of the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. The biographical film directed by Justin Chadwick , is based on Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society. British actor Idris Elba stars as Mandela who remains critically ill at his Johannesburg home. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British Actress Naomie Harris, arrives for the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom, in Johannesburg. Harris stars as Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Mandela. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British Actor Idris Elba, left, who stars as Nelson Mandela, with Graca Machel, wife of former president Nelson Mandela, at the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former president Nelson Mandela, second from left, poses for a photograph with British Actor Naomie Harris, left, as housing minister Yokyo Sexwale, right, watches during a news conference held on the eve of the South African premier of the film "Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British Actress Naomie Harris, poses for a photograph during a news conference held on the eve of the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British Actress Naomie Harris, arrives for the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British film director Justin Chadwick during a news conference held on the eve of the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
  • British Actor Idris Elba, who stars as Nelson Mandela, arrives at the South African premier of the film Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)