Washington DC movie fans have a chance to attend a free advance screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, starring Idris Elba as famed South African president Nelson Mandela. Based on Mandela's acclaimed book, the film chronicles his fight to end apartheid; from his early career as a lawyer, to his political activism, time as a freedom fighter, and subsequent 27-year prison sentence before becoming South African President.
The screening takes place on Thursday December 12th at 7:30pm at Regal Gallery Place. To enter, you must first subscribe to the DC Movie Examiner Email Newsletter to receive instant alerts for future advance screenings, movie news, and movie reviews. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Mandela' in the subject line. Twenty winners will be selected on Tuesday December 10th and contacted by email with a Gofobo code to download one pass good for the winner and a guest to attend.
Please bear in mind that passes do not guarantee entry. Seating is first come first served, and the theater will be overbooked to assure full capacity. Attendees will want to arrive at least 60-90 minutes early to assure entry.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom opens Christmas Day.