Item 095 - Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela [The] : [Filmography]

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ZA COM MR-F-095

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Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela [The] : [Filmography]

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  • 2005 (Creation)

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Benjamin Pule Leinaeng, or Lee, as everyone called him, had been among the first wave of exiles to leave South Africa in 1960. Lee dedicated his life to becoming a broadcast journalist in service of South African liberation, ultimately going to work for the United Nations' anti-apartheid office. His stepson, film maker Thomas Allen Harris always imagined these young foot soldiers to be the desciples of Nelson Mandela. It was at Lee’s funeral at Bloefomtein in 2000 that Harris had an inkling of the life Lee and his comrades had led and he developed a new respect for Lee. This film is ultimately Harris’s journey of discovery.

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  • English

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Thomas Allen-Harris - Production - Directed & Written by
Chimpanzee Productions - Production - Produced by
Curious Pictures - Production - Produced by

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Category: Documentary
Type: Film
Date: Released 2005
Duration: 75 minutes
Colour or B/W: Colour
Sound: Yes
Language: English

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