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In 1983 East Berlin, a dedicated Stasi officer doubts that a famous playwright is loyal to the Communist Party and receives approval to spy on the man and his actress-lover. However, he becomes unexpectedly sympathetic to the couple and must grapple with conflicting loyalties. The Lives of Others won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Special guest Dr. Joan McGettigan has been instrumental in helping select the films for this series and will introduce and offer insights at each of the screenings. Dr. McGettigan is an associate professor in TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication, teaching courses in film history and critical film studies.

In 1983 East Berlin, a dedicated Stasi officer doubts that a famous playwright is loyal to the Communist Party and receives approval to spy on the man and his actress-lover. However, he becomes unexpectedly sympathetic to the couple and must grapple with conflicting loyalties. The Lives of Others won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Special guest Dr. Joan McGettigan has been instrumental in helping select the films for this series and will introduce and offer insights at each of the screenings. Dr. McGettigan is an associate professor in TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication, teaching courses in film history and critical film studies.

In 1983 East Berlin, a dedicated Stasi officer doubts that a famous playwright is loyal to the Communist Party and receives approval to spy on the man and his actress-lover. However, he becomes unexpectedly sympathetic to the couple and must grapple with conflicting loyalties. The Lives of Others won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Special guest Dr. Joan McGettigan has been instrumental in helping select the films for this series and will introduce and offer insights at each of the screenings. Dr. McGettigan is an associate professor in TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication, teaching courses in film history and critical film studies.

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WHERE

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
http://www.themodern.org/

TICKET INFO

$6-$9
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