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Actor Morgan Freeman, who portrays Nelson Mandela in the film “Invictus,” was in Johannesberg, South Africa for the premiere of the film.

“Invictus,” also starring Matt Damon, tells of how Mandela brought the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship to his nation, utilizing the South African team around which to rally his countrymen and ease racial tensions between black and white citizens.

Video of Morgan Freeman at South African premiere of ‘Invictus’: