My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Lives of Others...

The Lives of Others will be playing at the Free Thinking Film Festival 2010.

November 13, 2010, 3:30 PM
Library & Archives Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2007

The horrifying, sometimes unintentionally funny system of observation in the former East Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dramatist Georg Dreyman and his long-time companion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, are big intellectual stars in the socialist state, although they secretly aren’t always loyal to the party line. One day, the Minister of Culture becomes interested in Christa, so the secret service agent Wiesler is instructed to observe and sound out the couple, but their life fascinates him more and more...


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