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Landmark Q&A at Saffron Screen
Saffron Screen and Trinity Films proudly present the award-winning documentary Plot for Peace. A special preview screening ahead on the film’s release on the 14th March will take place on Sunday 9th March at 8pm and will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s subject Jean-Yves Ollivier (alias ‘Monsieur Jacques’) and director, Carlos Agullo.
With exclusive interviews from current and former heads of state, Plot for Peace reveals a picture of a man integral to the historical negotiations responsible for freeing Mandela, previously hidden from public view and omitted from history. Operating as a life-line for top-secret contacts, Ollivier conceived and organized the exchange of a vast number of political prisoners, directly altering the course of peace talks across Africa.
Jean-Yves Ollivier has been bestowed the highest honours by both the last impenitent stalwart of apartheid, P.W. Botha, and the first President of the new South Africa, Nelson Mandela. For the first time, Plot for Peace tells his extraordinary story.
This is a landmark Saffron Screen event and not to be missed.