- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 17 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 18, 2002
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- DTS Surround 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Filmed in London's magnificent Trafalgar Square, where pigeons often saunter around the towering monument to Lord Nelson, SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM DAY was a melding of some of the world's most progressive political minds and most talented musical performers. Hosted by South African leader Nelson Mandela and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the concert was a celebration of the once divided and turbulent nation's 7th annual free elections. Performers include R.E.M., the Corrs, the Spice Girl's Mel B, the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, and many more.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Marking the seventh anniversary of South Africa's free elections, the 2001 South Africa Freedom Day Concert was celebrated in London's famed Trafalgar Square. More than 20,000 people joined Dr. Nelson Mandela and British Prime Minister Tony Blair for an incredible day of music and solidarity. Songs: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mbawula featuring The Manhattan Brothers), What Can I Do to Make You Love Me', So Young, Breathless (The Corrs), Got No Flow (Lisa Roxanne), Fanta (Baaba Maal), That's the Way It Goes (Commonwealth), Lord (Lebo Mathosa), When the Going Gets Tough (Billy Ocean featuring SA/UK Youth Choir), One Love (Dave Stewart featuring Gary "Mudbone" Cooper), Whole Again (Atomic Kitten), Feels So Good (Mel B), Thanayi (Hugh Masekela), Greatest Day (Beverley Knight), Congratulations South Africa (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), Imitation of Life, Losing My Religion, Man on the Moon (R.E.M.), Something Inside So Strong (Labi Siffre featuring SA/UK Youth Choir).
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