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Salford Film Director on opening of Mandela Film

A Salford-born director will see his film about Nelson Mandela open in cinemas today.

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Salford Film Director's tribute to Mandela

Nelson Mandela Garden Inauguration - Paris Credit: PA

A Salford-born director will see his film about Nelson Mandela open in cinemas today.

Justin Chadwick says he owes much of his success to the Manchester Youth Theatre.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is based on the former South African President's autobiography.

Mandela died in December aged 95 as the film was being premiered in London.

Justin Chadwick at the Royal Film Performance of Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom Credit: PA

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