State Against Mandela and the Others

The film brings emotive, enlightening perspective to a case that may be most famous for putting Mandela in prison for 27 years.

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The State Against Mandela and the Others

2018 marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth. He seized center stage during a historic trial in 1963 and 1964. But there were eight others who, like him, faced the death sentence. They too were subjected to pitiless cross-examinations. To a man they stood firm and turned the tables on the state: South Africa's apartheid regime was in the dock. Recently recovered archival recordings of those hearings transport us back into the thick of the courtroom battles.
Not Rated
Runtime
105
Language
English
Director
Nicolas Champeaux
Gilles Porte
FEATURED REVIEW
Guy Lodge, Variety

The last three words in the title of “The State Against Mandela and the Others” make an apparent afterthought of the nine men tried alongside Nelson Mandela for crimes against the apartheid state in the landmark Rivonia Trial of 1963-64. Even in the opening credits, they appear after a lag, as if to ...

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