AGORAVOX – Africa: domestic politics and international aid

On the opportunity of the presentation of the documentary Plot for Peace at the Galway Film Festival, we discovered the enigmatic “Mr. Jacques” linchpin of the liberation of the South African leader. By retracing the events that marked the end of apartheid with hostage releases and diplomatic meetings, the documentary shows how the peace process ... Lire la suite

BELLACIAO – Plot for peace delivers the story of the fall of the apartheid at cinema

Jean-Yves Ollivier, is in the Soccer City stadium where Mandela delivered his historic speech. He is one of the main actors of the liberation of the black South African president who learn about “Monsieur Jacques” existence much later. ... Lire la suite

AFRIK.COM – Jean-Yves Ollivier, “many similarities between Mandela and Luther King”

Jean-Yves Ollivier has worked in great secrecy for the release of Nelson Mandela. The 69 years old French business man, trader in commodities is the subject of the documentary “Plot for peace” which tells how his discreet mission unlocked South Africa situation which was undermined by the apartheid. ... Lire la suite

METROPOLITAINE – Jean-Yves Ollivier reaches our screens !

After having conquered the U.S. and Britain, the film Plot for Peace has arrived in French theaters. The documentary tells the story of the “mysterious Jacques”, instigator of parallel negotiations which led to the fall of apartheid in South Africa. ... Lire la suite

YOZONE – Plot For Peace : Jean-Yves Ollivier relates…

“Plot for peace” reveals the history of the “conspiracy” that led to the release of Nelson Mandela. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, spy and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how African countries in the “front line” contributed to the end of apartheid. A mysterious French businessman was at the heart of the negotiations ... Lire la suite

RTVE – Dias de Cine : 51th Gijon Cinema Festival

See 8’20 for Plot for Peace announce. Días de cine: 51 Edición del Festival de cine de ... Lire la suite

LE QUOTIDIEN – Documentary on Jean-Yves Ollivier alias Mr. Jacques: “Plot for Peace”, a French to rescue Mandela

A documentary deals with the role of  “Monsieur Jacques” in the negotiations for the release of Madiba and the end of apartheid. ... Lire la suite

RTVE – Dias de Cine : Plot for Peace

Dias de Cine, a highly watched TV show dealing with cinema from Spain, evokes the Spanish premiere of Plot for Peace. Días de cine – 28/11/13Ver vídeo Días de cine – 28/11/13 See from ... Lire la suite

YOROKOBU – The man who plotted in the name of peace

A mysterious businessman settles in South Africa in the 1980s. His ability to establish connections between heads of state, diplomats, and senior military officers help to establish fruitful political connections creating a domino effect that brings peace to the area. ... Lire la suite

CINEMANIA – The man who freed Mandela and did (not) make it into the history books

With Mandela biopic just around the corner, it seemed that little was yet to be known about the history of the South African leader. Wrong guess. Plot for Peace put some well-deserved highlights on some side characters who played a key role in his release. ... Lire la suite