Discovery Will Air Documentary About Mandela’s Life.

Yesterday was a sad day for the world one of the most influential men of this century has passed away. Nelson Mandela was 95 when he passed away. The former president of South Africa is know as the figure head of the movement to end apartheid.

The Documentary “Making Mandela” will air first in the United Kingdom and then to other Discovery Communications affiliates around the world, and will air here on Sunday.

The hour long film will focus on Mandela’s life, starting with the the Sharpesville Massacre, leading to his fight against apartheid, to his imprisonment for 27 years and his election as president of South Africa.

As a teaser to the movie discovery posted footage of Nelson Mandela’s release on their YouTube channel.

The film will be narrated by actor David Harewood, who played Mandela, but will be aired without credits “as a mark of respect for Mandela.” says Discovery.