DISCOVERY CHANNEL HONORS THE LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA WITH ALL NEW DOCUMENTARY "THE MAKING OF MANDELA" ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
Discovery Channel will premiere THE MAKING OF MANDELA, an all-new documentary celebrating the remarkable life of the legendary South African leader Nelson Mandela, a symbol of hope and peace not only to his own country but to the world, on Sunday Dec. 8 at 12PM ET/PT.
Narrated by actor David Harewood (Homeland), THE MAKING OF MANDELA provides a true representation of Mandela's personal story and the crucial key decisions he made throughout his incredible journey to freedom. The film is also supplemented by Mandela's own recordings for his book "A Long Walk to Freedom," in which Mandela's legacy is told through intimate and revealing interviews with those who knew Mandela best.
Discovery.com will feature a special bio covering his life and legacy, and memorable moments via video clips from THE MAKING OF MANDELA at http://www.discovery.com/MakingofMandela .
"I have cherished the ideal of a free society in which all persons live together in harmony...It's an ideal which I hope to live for...but if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."
-Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013
THE MAKING OF MANDELA is produced for Discovery Channel by DNI and Darlow Smithson Productions. For DNI, Sarah T. Davies serves as executive producer. For Darlow Smithson Productions, Iain Riddick is executive producer. As a mark of respect for Mandela, there will be no credits on this film.