LONDON EVENING STANDARD – The royal age of austerity

We’re all in this together. Princess Michael of Kent, who was at the Curzon Mayfair last night for a special screening of the Nelson Mandela documentary, Plot for Peace, has raised eyebrows after claiming she too is going through “very austere economic times”. ... Lire la suite

EURONEWS – Article on Plot for Peace from Euronews in Russia

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DAILY MAIL – Getting trolley-d at David Cameron’s Christmas party: PM serve £5 Tesco wine

‘It’s to help mark the 100th anniversary of his film  The Tramp,’ actress and Vogue cover star Kiera told me at last week’s African Oral History Archive screening of  Plot For Peace, a film about  the fall of apartheid. ... Lire la suite

DAILY MAIL – The Wilde child who is Prince Harry’s girlfriend Cressida Bonas’s sister

…‘I’m not losing the garden. They have their own beautiful garden,’ a reassured Princess Michael, 68, told me at the London premiere of the movie Plot For Peace. ... Lire la suite

TRINITY FILM – Plot for Peace

Plot For Peace is a documentary thriller that tells the true, untold story behind Nelson Mandela’s release from prison featuring a protagonist straight out of a John LeCarre novel. His name: Jean-Yves Ollivier, alias “Monsieur Jacques”. To some, such as South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki, he was a mysterious French businessman and sanctions buster ... Lire la suite

ILKLEY GAZETTE – Full line-up for first ever Ilkley Film Festival announced – tickets on sale Monday

The inaugural Ilkley Film Festival, of which Dame Judi Dench is patron, opens its box office for ticket sales on Monday (January 13). The film festival will have more than 20 events and screenings which will transform Ilkley’s King’s Hall on Station Road and Ilkley Playhouse, Weston Road, into working cinemas over the Valentine’s Day ... Lire la suite

DAILY VARIETY – ‘Broken Circle Breakdown,’ ‘Finding Vivian Maier’ Among Palm Springs Film Fest Winners

The Palm Springs Film Festival announced its juried awards winners Saturday, with the audience award to be announced Sunday.The FIPRESCI critics’ prize went to Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,” while the FIPRESCI actor prize went to Mads Mikkelsen from Thomas Vinterberg’s “The Hunt.” ... Lire la suite

THE DESERT SUN – Palm Springs International Film Festival closes with ‘Le Week-End’

The Palm Springs International Film Festival celebrated its closing night at Palm Springs High School with a screening of the British film, “Le Week-End,” by director Roger Michell. ... Lire la suite

THE DESERT SUN – ‘Broken Circle Breakdown’ takes PSIFF best foreign film award

The Palm Springs International Film Festival has stepped it up this 25th anniversary year and Festival Director Darryl Macdonald — never one to encourage comparisons with other festivals — says it’s now ready to take its place among the world’s great film fests. ... Lire la suite

SCREEN DAILY – Broken Circle Breakdown triumphs in Palm Springs

Lakshmi wins narrative audience award; Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia earns doc honours. ... Lire la suite