Obama to host Mandela screening
Published 05/11/2013 | 13:46
Idris plays Nelson Mandela and Naomie plays his ex wife Winnie in the film based on Nelson's autobiography, that tells the story of his early life and 27 years in prison before becoming president and working to unite his country's segregated society.
The film has been made by the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein said: "Knowing what a strong relationship President Obama has with President Mandela, it's an honour for this film to be shown at the White House."
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is released in cinemas on January 3, 2014.