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President Obama to Host Cast of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at Screening

President Obama to Host 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Cast at White House Screening

President Obama is planning a special White House screening of The Weinstein Co.’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Stars Idris Elba and Naomie Harris are set to attend the Nov. 7 event, along with Nelson Mandela’s daughters Zindzi and Zenani Mandela.

Obama paid a tribute visit to Robben Island jail in June, the facility where Mandela was imprisoned for nearly two decades. The film premiered Sunday at an event in Johannesburg that was attended by Mandela’s former wife, Winnie Mandela.

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