Nelson Mandela Videos: Madiba’s greatest film moments

We’ve collected the 20 best Mandela moments caught on tape

Nelson Mandela, affectionately called Madiba by many, has become a human rights icon not only in South Africa but all around the globe. His famed ability to struggle through the adversity that often accompanies the fight for justice, yet still forgive freely makes him one of the most inspiring people the world has ever known. 

To pay homage to this father of South African democracy and the one year anniversary of his passing, we took a look through his remarkable life as well as through the reflections of those—including his wife Graça Machel, Desmond Tutu, First Lady Michelle Obama and former Springbok François Pinaar—who have been personally touched by his nation-altering work.  Many of the videos are prominent stepping stones in the beloved revolutionary’s political career, including his first national interview and his election to presidential office, while others merely display the soft-spoken yet steely resolve of the one and only Mzansi icon.

20 of the Best Nelson Mandela moments

1. First interview before prison time:

2. Released from prison:

3. Elected president of ANC:

 

4. The Inaugural Address:

5. Visits the Clintons at the White House:

6. Meets Queen Elizabeth II:

7. Mandela presents 1995 World Cup rugby trophy (look out for the 5:40 and 6:45 marks!!!)

8. Mandela announces retirement:

9. Desmond Tutu discusses Mandela:

10. François Pinaar discusses Mandela:

11. Nelson Mandela on his first appearance with Oprah:

12. Mandela jokes about his wife:

13. Wife, Graça, discusses Mandela:

14. Mandela meets SA World Cup: 

15. Michelle Obama meets Mandela and uses the meeting to communicate inspiration to young women:

 16. Madiba at the United Nations:



17. 46664 concert address:

18 . Johnny Clegg and Madiba dancing:



19. Celebratory memorial concert at Cape Town Stadium:

20. Emotional Ave Madiba song tribute

 

by Cyprien Pearson 

---

Interested in other videos that capture the beauty of the Mother City? Check out our 100 Best Videos of Cape Town.

---

Check out our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City!

Tue
H:21°
L:10°
Wed
H:17°
L:13°
Thu
H:18°
L:12°
Fri
H:16°
L:10°
Sat
H:17°
L:10°
Sun
H:19°
L:
Mon
H:23°
L:10°
Eyadini TshisanyamaMfuleni Family Picnic at Eyadini ...

A picnic isn’t a picnic without family, friends and live music

Harringtons LogoLadies Night at Harringtons Cocktail ...

Round up your girlfriends and leave the boys at home, because you’re in for a ...

ricksHow To Survive Winter in Cape Town

The gloomy weather does not have to limit your activity. Get ideas on what you ...

amayzing race Lourensford Wine EstateThe aMAYzing Race at Lourensford Wine ...

Join the fun in the Cape Winelands in aid of children with disabilities

Monark Winter Tour with MajoziMajozi Live at Quay Four

Catch this proudly South African act paired with views of the ocean at the V&A ...

FitnessHow To Keep Fit and Healthy In Winter

Get clued up on how you can stay fit and healthy during the rainy season.

Tiger Bay Logo - 1Tiger Bay the Musical opens in the ...

Six reasons, three videos and eight chances to be amongst the first worldwide ...

Table Mountain JO CapeTownMag Monday Montage

Check out this week’s ten must-see Instagram photographs.

TRIVIA

image description

Who is Sir David Graaff?

Read More
WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.