Viewers blown away by Winnie documentary

On Wednesday evening the highly anticipated documentary about the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was aired‚ showing the life and times of the anti-apartheid activist.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Picture: FILE

South Africans are reeling after watching the documentary‚ some saying they have a greater respect for the struggle icon and what she did for the country.

The documentary was produced by award-winning French film maker Pascale Lamche.

Kemong Mopedi tweeted: “I went to bed with so many question marks! In fact‚ I couldn’t sleep! #Winnie”

Bongani Mabhena tweeted: “People fail to understand why some of us refuse to be drawn in to the public persecution of certain prominent individuals. Hopefully the #winnie documentary starts opening some folks’ eyes. Well‚ that’s my hope at least .”

Gaaratwe Mokheti tweeted: “What also stood out for me in the #Winnie documentary is how Zenani never left her mother’s side. My heart bleeds thinking about her.”

Refilwe Pitjeng tweeted: “I am glad people watched the doccie #Winnie ! There is so much that she did for us‚ I fear people don’t know who we lost. Her story makes me feel all kinds of emotions! I hope more people will watch.”

Kheswa Lamla tweeted: “#Winnie documentary shows how they feared her so much that they had to wait until her death to clear her name.”

– TimesLIVE

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