Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation
Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation (1996)

A documentary that chronicles the life of South African leader Nelson Mandela. Mandela is probably best known for his 27 years of imprisonment, and for bringing an end to apartheid. But this film also sheds light on the little-known early… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 24, 1998
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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

It is a shame that the Academy ignores so many brilliant documentaries (Hoop Dreams) while nominating high-minded, but bland ones like Mandella.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The official film biography of the first democratically elected president of the racially united South Africa.

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