LE PARISIEN – Plot for Peace in the official selection at the Hamptons International Film Festival

The documentary “Plot for Peace”, dealing with the role of the businessman Jean-Yves Ollivier in the fall of the apartheid has been officially selected by the Hamptons international film festival. ... Lire la suite


A true story of intrigue, Plot for Peace traces the behind-the-scenes diplomatic maneuverings that led to the release of Nelson Mandela from jail in South Africa in the 1980s. ... Lire la suite

OPEDNEWS – Mixing business and peacemaking

What does a businessman know of making peace in one of the most complex, intricate, and volatile regions of the world ? Well, he seems to know a lot. That’s what ‘Plot for peace’, the upcoming documentary produced by two-time Emmy documentary filmmaker Mandy Jacobson, reveals through the story of the french businessman Jean-Yves Ollivier, ... Lire la suite

EURONEWS – Nelson Mandela : the untold Story

“Plot for Peace”, recently screened at the Hamptons Film Festival in New York, tells the story of one man among the crowd who was instrumental in making this day happen: Jean-Yves Ollivier, a French businessman and self-proclaimed “parallel diplomat”. ... Lire la suite

THE WRAP – “Nelson Mandela wasn’t a household name until Winnie”

Jean-Yves Ollivier, the subject of a new documentary, said Winnie Mandela made her husband the face of the anti-apartheid movement. ... Lire la suite

SIGUE LA NOCHE – Interview with Carlos Agullo

Carlos Agullo, director of the movie Plot for Peace, gave an interview to one of the highest audience rated shows in the Dominican national TV : Sigue La Noche. The video (in Spanish) ... Lire la suite

METROPOLITAINE – The African Vision of Jean-Yves Ollivier

This summer at the Galway festival in Ireland, the public discovered the documentary Plot for Peace and the enigmatic character of Jean-Yves Ollivier. The film retrace the course of this french businessman and its unexpected role in the end of the apartheid and Mandela's ... Lire la suite

PARIS MATCH – The Mysterious “Monsieur Jacques”

“The Mysterious M. Jacques”. An exclusive interview of Jean-Yves Ollivier, hero of the movie Plot for Peace, given to the notorious french weekly Paris ... Lire la suite

DOCGEEKS – Secrecy and humanity in conflict mediation

Is secrecy the key to conflict resolution? It’s an uncomfortable question that arises from the fascinating film Plot for Peace, which reveals the untold story behind the end of apartheid in South Africa and Nelson Mandela’s release from ... Lire la suite

PICTUREVILLE – How a Frenchman helped bring an end to apartheid

Plot for Peace, a documentary about an attempt to bring an end to apartheid in South Africa, will have its world premiere at the Sheffield Doc/Fest on 14 ... Lire la suite