SND Films
THE MAN WHO DROVE WITH MANDELA
By Greta Schiller
1998
Portrait/Cultural
74 min.
UK/USA/South Africa
English & Afrikaans
Produced by Jezebel Productions
HD
Format: 16:9

In 1962, at the height of oppression in apartheid South Africa, a gay white theatre director was arrested with Nelson Mandela. His name was Cecil Williams. This is his story. Featuring Corin Redgrave as Cecil Williams.

Produced in association with Channel Four (UK), AVRO (Netherlands), SA Broadcasting, VRT-CANVAS (Belgium), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (USA), London Production Fund and the BFI.

World premiere Edinburgh 1998. Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival, 1998. Berlin International Film Festival 1999: Teddy Bear Award for Best Documentary. Best Documentary, Milan Gay Festival, 1999 and BERLINALE 2019.

FULLY RESTORED HD VERSION AVAILABLE.