Red carpets at Mandela film premiere

2013-11-03 17:55

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Johannesburg - Bright lights and rolling cameras lined the red carpet at the premiere of the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at The Zone in Rosebank, north of Johannesburg on Sunday.

Local and international media were setting up their cameras while presenters read and edited their scripts while putting final touches to their hair and make-up.

Men in black were positioned at almost every corner monitoring the venue.

Four female violinists played music in the background as people mingled in the waiting area.

Mandela recently spent almost three months in a Pretoria hospital for a recurring lung infection.

He was discharged on 1 September and was receiving medical treatment at his home in Houghton.

The film stars Idris Elba as Mandela, Naomie Harris, who plays Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Jamie Bartlett, Sthandiwe and Tony Kgoroge, Terry Pheto, Athandwa Kani and Riaad Moosa.

Read more on:    idris elba  |  naomie harris  |  johannesburg  |  long walk to freedom  |  south african film  |  celebrities  |  movies

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