Chicago Southside NAACP to hold advanced screening of “Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom” December 19th at the AMC Ford City Theatre

CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago South NAACP celebrates the life of activist and former South African president Nelson Mandela with an advanced screening of Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom.

Starring Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela, the film chronicles Mandela’s life as a young freedom fighter in South Africa, his 27-year imprisonment under the apartheid regime, and his ascension to the presidency.

The screening will be hosted at AMC Ford City Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door. RSVPs are encouraged. To purchase online visit  search NAACP on

Proceeds from this special event will support the Chicago Southside NAACP ACT-SO Program.

Advanced Screening of
Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom

Thursday December 19, 2013

AMC Ford City Theater
7601 South Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652

For more information email or call 773-429-9830.

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