I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.

Nelson Mandela is one of the most recognizable symbols of the civil rights movement in the 20th century – a man whose devotion to protecting the freedoms of its people inspires human rights defenders all around the world and it will inspire long after his irrefutable death. This is why people are making all kinds of attempts to express their gratitude, to show their affection and loyalty, and to immortalize their memory. That is why the world is soon to see a new movie about the greatest leader – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The movie will be released very soon, and for now it is enough to watch the trailer, which covers the key moments of the story.

 

The  Mandela trailer illustrates illustrates his memorable life since its very beginning, from his childhood and youth. Then his path leads him to the African National Congress, which gave him his goal, his aspiration, and his faith. Every single word of this exceptional man is worth being captured on film. So the brilliant Idris Elba is going to play his role while saying such incredible things like:

 

“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for. But, my lord, if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

The Mandela trailer shows how the great Nelson Mandela, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, has become the most powerful symbol of resistance for the growing anti-apartheid movement; he had repeatedly refused to hand over his political position in exchange for his freedom. Finally, in February 1990, released from prison, he began to have more energy for the fight against oppression and to achieve the goals that he and the other men set themselves almost four decades ago.

Today Nelson Mandela is internationally recognized as a leader, as a unique man, and as a hero. He fought so bravely and so desperately, that history will from that time on bear a burned mark of his ardent faith. From the ashes of the flames his revolution has raised a free, prosperous nation. It is necessary to recognize him as the creator of history.

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