Film Screening: The Lives of Others

Victims of Communism — Memorial Foundation

Film Screening: The Lives of Others

An exclusive screening of the Academy Award winning German drama “The Lives of Others” about the monitoring of residents of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi.

In the early 1980s, a successful playwright and his lover, a popular actress, were esteemed among the elite ┬áin East Germany, although they secretly don’t always toe the party line. The Minister of Culture becomes infatuated with the popular acrtress and instructs a Stasi agent to spy on the couple. What transpires is a political thriller and human drama.

Watch the trailer on YouTube.

Trailer

Jan 29, 2015
7:00pm — 9:00pm

E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, Washington, DC