This film deals with the complexities of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life

1 June 2017


Johannesburg - For most of her life, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has offered South Africa the ultimate gift: Herself. It was always going to be a tall order for French director Pascale Lamche to pull off her sobering tale of one of South Africa’s greatest and most courageous womxn.

Winnie also deals with the complexities of Mam’ Winnie’s life that have at times led to the vilification of the freedom fighter who always held her fist up high when others were too scared to.

The life of Mam’ Winnie is filled with triumph but disgrace too. Her story is fascinating. Did Lamche do it justice? Yes and no. Read the full article on CityPress here.