Plot for Peace

Plot For Peace

Human Rights / Cyprus Premiere / Documentary

Director: Mandy Jacobson, Carlos Agulló / Switzerland / 2013 / 84m / Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Afrikaans, Spanish / Subtitle: English
Selection: 2014 7 I Human Rights FF, 35 Durban IFF, Berkshire IFF, Doca VIV IFF, Doxa Doc FF, Gijon IFF Awards: 2014 (Jury) First Mention at Argentina’s prestigious FF, (Jury) 25 Palm Springs IFF, (Best Doc) 37 Mostra IFF 2013 (Brizzolara Family Foundation) Hamptons IFF, (Best I Ft Doc) 25th Galway F Fleadh

Plot For Peace is a documentary thriller that tells an untold story behind the secret events leading up to the end of apartheid and ultimately the release of Nelson Mandela. To some, such as South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki, Jean-Yves Ollivier (alias “Monsieur Jacques”) was a mysterious businessman and sanctions buster or a French spy. For others, such as Winnie Mandela and Mozambique’s former President Joaquim Chissano, he was a trusted friend and a man of bold vision. For the first time it is revealed how “Monsieur Jacques” positioned himself to be the improbable key to Mandela’s prison cell. Stepping out of the shadows, “Monsieur Jacques” navigates the behind-the-scenes bargaining and intrigue that he engineered to bring about regional peace and the end of racial discrimination in South Africa.

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Show Timings & Shows Details

Saturday 8th November
Eastern Mediterranean University
Thursday 13th November
Kaymaklı Lemar Cineplex
Tuesday 11th November
Home For Cooperation (Buffer Zone)