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mandela long walk to freedom exclusive Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom: Inside the Making of the Nelson Mandela Biopic (EXCLUSIVE)TWC

A new behind-the-scenes featurette on “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” offers audiences a closer glimpse at the making of the biopic of South African leader and activist Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at age 95.

The clip, premiering today exclusively on Moviefone, begins with director Justin Chadwick discussing his creative process, and his desire to “drop the camera into these worlds”… Continue reading 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom': Inside the Making of the Nelson Mandela Biopic (EXCLUSIVE)

Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95.

The 1993 Nobel Prize winner, former President of South Africa and a worldwide icon, died on Thursday, December 5 at 8:50pm local time.

Mandela’s  daughter Makaziwe spoke earlier this week about her father, saying he was “very courageous,” before his death.

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He spent 27 years behind bars for opposing apartheid in South Africa in… Continue reading Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

A trustee of a Nelson Mandela charity said he will leave the organization after being caught up in a scandal involving a supermodel, a warlord and… Continue reading Mandela charity's ex-chief cuts ties over diamonds

The former head of the Nelson Mandela Children”s Fund (NMCF), Jeremy Ractliffe, has resigned from the charity”s board after admitting he secretly kept ‘blood diamonds’ received from supermodel Naomi Campbell 13 years ago. In the resignation letter, 74-year-old Ratcliffe has said that he recognized his failure to tell the charity about the diamonds which the [...] Continue reading Mandela charity trustee who hid Campbell’s ‘blood diamonds’ quits

Mandela charity denies having Taylor diamonds

Nelson Mandela’s charity says it did not receive the diamonds Naomi Campbell testified she gave to its former head.. . Campbell said Thursday that … Continue reading Mandela charity denies having Taylor diamonds