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 

---
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!

Sun
H:23°
L:17°
Mon
H:23°
L:17°
Tue
H:25°
L:17°
Wed
H:33°
L:17°
Thu
H:27°
L:19°
Fri
H:23°
L:17°
Sat
H:22°
L:16°
LGBTQIA+ FlagLGBTQI Counselling Centres and Shelters ...

A comprehensive guide on organisations in the Mother City that lend a helping ...

Silvermine5 Cape Town Questions for Our Team

As CT insiders, we decided to share our favourite summer activities, plans and ...

Flagship Brew Brewery in Riebeek Kasteel Cape TownFlagship Brew Taproom and Brewery in ...

Embark on a journey to taste, explore and discover flavourful craft beers at ...

marianne wine estate 6Viva la Difference at Marianne Wine ...

A boutique winery and restaurant near Stellenbosch distinguish themselves by ...

Engruna Eatery BurgerBest Burger Spots in and around Cape ...

Where to find the best buns (minds out of the gutter!) and patties in the ...

567 Moonstruck | Clifton 4th concert Moonstruck Summer Beach Concert on ...

Revel in sand, sea and live jazz music and celebrate Valentine’s Day at this ...

Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr Live in Cape Town

Catch this top British comedian in action, right here in the Mother City

SA Cricket teamSA Cricket Fixtures in Cape Town

Check out when the Proteas are playing in the Mother City in the coming season

TRIVIA

image description

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips