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Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2005
  • Genres: Biography, History, Interpersonal Relationships, Politics & Government, Social History


Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris focuses on the roles both his stepfather, Pule "Lee" Leinaeng, and the African National Congress played in bringing down apartheid from outside the confines of South Africa in this documentary that aims to strike a balance between intimate biography and searing social history. As the grip of apartheid was strengthening, a young group of concerned African National Congress activists exiled themselves to Botswana, Tanzania, and other "safe" locations outside of South Africa in...more