The film Winnie chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through to her marriage and her husband Nelson’s incarceration. Winne Mandela was apparently against the making of this film but it looks like it might be pretty good.
Winnie is based on the life of Winnie Mandela will be released in 2011. The film stars Jennifer Hudson who plays Winnie and Terrance Howard plays the former South African leader Nelson Mandela. [Thanks London Diva]
This name Mandela is an albatross around the necks of my family. You all must realise that Mandela was not the only man who suffered. There were many others, hundreds who languished in prison and died. Many unsung and unknown heroes of the struggle, and there were others in the leadership too, like poor Steve Biko, who died of the beatings, horribly all alone. Mandela did go to prison and he went in there as a burning young revolutionary. But look what […]