Movie & Event Details:
The Canadian premiere of Mandela, Son of Africa, Father of a Nation
This Academy Award-nominated documentary takes us through Mandela’s childhood, adolescence, career in law and first marriage, to his election as South Africa’s first black president. “Mandela” is an absorbing look at an engaging and courageous world leader. Produced by Jonathan Demme, Edward Saxon and Jo Menell. Directed by Jo Menell and Angus Gibson.
Each Guest The DVD boxed set of Mandela Son of Africa, Father of a Nation including:
- Soundtrack of South African musical legends
- A booklet about the extraordinary life of Nelson Mandela
- A National Geographic Map chronicling the political and cultural history of South Africa up to 1997.
About The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (Canada)
On September 25th 1998, the world’s largest classroom ever assembled gathered at Toronto’s Roger’s Centre for a celebration with our founder, Mr. Nelson. R. Mandela. On that day, over 40,000 school children helped to launch the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (Canada).
NMCF – Canada is headquartered in Toronto, with volunteer chapters in Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Victoria.The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (Canada) is devoted to bettering the lives of disadvantaged children and youth in South Africa through supporting the programs of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund in South Africa. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Programs include Education and Development, Leadership and Excellence, Children and Youth With Disabilities and the Well-being of Children including Goelama, the Fund’s HIV and AIDS program. For additional information, please visit http://www.mandela-children.ca/