Following on from its record opening day last Thursday, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom emerged as the highest grossing film in South Africa this past weekend, earning R4,431,228.00, outgrossing Schuks! Your Country Needs You which earned R3,635,876. It also outgrossed the opening weekend box office of some of the biggest studio films of the year, including Hunger Games - Catching Fire, World War Z, The Wolverine and Hangover 3.Read More
The successful debut of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom at the Toronto Film Festival in September, was recently acknowledged in a motion in the National Assembly by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Majority Party, Ms Dorris Dlakude which was agreed to by all parties.
Quoted in the Minutes of Proceedings of the National Assembly on 12 September, Ms Dlakude succinctly captured what the film means to South Africa in her motion that the House"Read More
Following the critical acclaim received at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, the film, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom won the coveted Audience Favourite Feature Award at the Aspen Filmfest in the United States, it was announced last night. The film emerged as the most popular film at the Festival in an aggressive competitive environment which included films like The Fifth Estate, August: Osage County, Nebraska and One Chance.Read More