Nelson Mandela was never in prison. Or so he told Peter Guber and a group of American businessmen. “If I allowed that jailer to imprison my dreams and aspirations, I never would have made it the whole time in prison.” And so, Mandela was defiant: “I never let them do it,” he said.
As Guber reflects in the video below, “I saw a man who had literally been brutalized by being imprisoned for 29 years, who saw his life, not as a prison, but as an opportunity to deliver for his country and his people an opportunity by telling that story and empowering others to believe that if they can free…it would be worth every moment he spent in jail…”
NYU graduate student Josh Begley set out to document all U.S. drone strikes, a project that he thought might take 10 minutes. In the video below, he explains how, 5 months later, his project is still unfinished.