Winner of the 2006 Oscar for Best Foreign Language film, The Lives of Others is a political thriller set in the East Berlin of the 1980s, which explores issues of privacy and state control through the eyes of a Stasi officer played by Ulrich Mühe.

Dr Andres Guadamuz, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Sussex, and expert in the issues surrounding modern internet regulation, will give a short introduction to the key themes explored in the film.

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