“Plot for Peace” in the CaixaForum

The film, which concerns the efforts of a French businessman to contribute to the liberation of Nelson Mandela, can be seen on the 7th of August

Plot for Peace, a film made by Carlos Agulló and Mandy Jacobson in 2013 in South Africa, will be shown on the 7th of August as part of the film cycle 8 countries, 8 stories. It tells the story of Jean-Yves Olivier, a French businessman who earned the trust of numerous high-ranking politicians, army chiefs and secret service agents and planted the seed of the peace talks that would later lead to the liberation of Nelson Mandela.

Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, the film won the Best Documentary award at the São Paulo International Film Festival in 2013 and the Special Jury Award at the Palm Springs Festival 2014.

The programme for this summer’s film cycle, 8 countries 8 stories, is designed to acquaint audiences with the current realities facing Japan, Afghanistan, Algeria-Canada, Argentina, South Africa, Israel-Palestine and China.

Plot for Peace will be shown on the 7th of August at 7 pm in the CaixaForum. Tickets are priced at 4 euros and more information is available here.

Publication date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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