Every so often, there appears on the horizon a figure of such revolutionary mindset that the world is never quite the same after their arrival. Those who challenge the status quo and embody the change they want to see in the world. As we say farewell to one such individual, Nelson Mandela, we take a look at cinema that has depicted the struggles of others who believe in making things better.
The interesting thing John (the editor) noted when we were putting this feature together, however, is that there are precious few biopics about some really important issues and individuals in history. Biopics about inspirational Native Americans and Suffragettes for instance are few and far between. However, here are the ten we’ve selected for you to delve into.