SBS remembers Nelson Mandela

 6 December 2013

News Release

SBS will screen a special documentary never before seen in Australia, Nelson Mandela – The Final Chapter, 8:30pm tonight on SBS ONE to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s passing.

Directed by award-winning director Clifford Bestall, Nelson Mandela – The Final Chapter offers a unique glimpse into the life of Nelson Mandela at a point when, in his own words, he ‘retired from retirement’.

The documentary makers were given unprecedented and exclusive access to Nelson Mandela from the beginning of his 90th year until his final retreat from public life. The resulting documentary is an intimate portrayal of one of history’s most respected and revered statesmen.

Nelson Mandela – The Final Chapter includes never-before seen footage of Nelson Mandela’s last ever tour abroad, as well as private meetings and discussions with admirers, celebrities, heads-of-state and ordinary people. It is a privileged insight into his time in retirement, the final chapter in a remarkable life.

Nelson Mandela – The Final Chapter airs tonight, 8:30pm on SBS ONE.