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Contest: Win 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack

The Playlist By Edward Davis | The Playlist March 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

Though the epic drama about the life of anti-Apartheid activist and politician didn't make into the Oscar mix in the way some might have thought, "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" is still worth a watch to understand the struggles and victories of a man who made history in South Africa. And with the leader passing away in December, perhaps now more than ever is the time for those unfamiliar with his legacy to start learning about where it all again.
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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Though the epic drama about the life of anti-Apartheid activist and politician didn't make into the Oscar mix in the way some might have thought, "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" is still worth a watch to understand the struggles and victories of a man who made history in South Africa. And with the leader passing away in December, perhaps now more than ever is the time for those unfamiliar with his legacy to start learning about where it all again.

And Justin Chadwick's "Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom" might be a good place to start with Idris Elba leading the film that takes viewers from his early life, through his coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society. And tomorrow, the film arrives on DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack and we've got a few copies to give away to some lucky readers. How do you win?

Email us your name, address and tell us who plays Winnie Mandela in the film. Good luck!

Update: Contest closed, winners will be contacted via email.

This article is related to: Clickables, Contests, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom


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