Engaging seriously with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life could help us understand how South Africa got where it is and where it’s going.
The murder of Abu Asvat has clouded Winnie Mandela's legacy. Their deep friendship symbolized what could have been in the struggle for freedom.
An in-depth look at the life and times of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela largely in her own words.
Winnie was everything Africans - and African women in particular - were not supposed to be.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, adored by the youth of Soweto in the 1980s, has gained traction in the activist imagination once more.
Since she has never really spoken about her feelings on the breakdown of her marriage to Nelson Mandela, except to very close friends, we are obliged to speculate.
"Mandela was extricated from the masses. He was made an idol, almost Jesus Christ! This is nonsense, a lot of nonsense."
The death of Nelson Mandela has provoked an outpouring of mourning, celebration, and commentary around the
Remember when Darrell Roodt’s “Winnie” first premiered in 2011 at Toronto Film Festival, and tanked? At
At times the new Mandela biopic, starring Idris Elba, and which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, felt as it as if picked at random from a Wikipedia version of his autobiography.
There are times we shake our heads or roll our eyes. When we could not invent
Any word on the artistic value of this production now playing in the South African capital,
Julius Malema, the young ANC leader recently described by Winnie Mandela as “the future President of
It’s suppose to be funny. Winnie Mandela even makes an appearance.
If you’ve got two minutes, here’s the trailer for the highly anticipated (that’s debatable) biopic of
The first promotional stills for Darrell Roodt’s controversial film “Winnie”–currently being shot around Johannesburg–are out. We
In yet more film news this week, Empire reports that Terrence Howard has signed on to
Stuff I missed or was too tired to give adequate attention to over the last few
If you’re in the US tonight and you’re close to a TV, watch Egyptian filmmaker Jihan