International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is one of the oldest and most prestigious short film festivals in the world. During the eighth edition of the festival, in 1962, a group of young German filmmakers authored the so-called Oberhausen Manifestowhere they declared the "old" movie - or Papa's cinema - for death. They demanded the creation of a new type of film: more experimental and free from the conventions of the film industry. The manifesto later led to the birth of "the new German film", with representatives such as Alexander Kluge, Edgar Reitz, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders and several other well-known directors.
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