‘The State Against Mandela And The Others’: Cannes Review

Dirs Nicolas Champeaux, Gilles Porte. France. 2018. 105mins

“There is no visual record of the Rivonia trial of Nelson Mandela and his nine fellow defendants in 1963. Obliged to rely on other sources, directors Nicolas Chapeaux and Gilles Porte have pulled together a selection of alternatives (newsreels, animation, audio recordings etc) to bring a moment of history alive. The State Against Nelson Mandela And The Others captures the trial’s lasting significance in the wider story of South African apartheid and its overthrow” says Allan Hunter.

Read more on Screen Daily for the full review of The State Against Mandela And The Others

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