Nelson Mandela Videos: Madiba’s greatest film moments

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

Last Update 12 June 2017 

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 the Springboks: 

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 

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Former US President will be delivering the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture this year at Ellis Park in Joburg.

Interested in other videos that capture the beauty of the Mother City? Check out our 100 Best Videos of Cape Town. Needing idea's about where you can go for Mandela Day then have a look at our Madiba Day events overview.  You can also check out the latest Madiba statue.  Get to know a little more about the incomparable man by reading our bio on him. 

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