New German Cinema: Children of the Manifesto
Since the Oberhausen Manifesto of 1962, experimental German cinema has seen a resurgence, spear-headed by three poetic directors: Rainer Michael Fassbinder, Werner Herzog, and Wim Wenders. We profile these directors and examine how their diverse body of work draws from Germany’s past & present.

New German Cinema: Children of the Manifesto

Since the Oberhausen Manifesto of 1962, experimental German cinema has seen a resurgence, spear-headed by three poetic directors: Rainer Michael Fassbinder, Werner Herzog, and Wim Wenders. We profile these directors and examine how their diverse body of work draws from Germany’s past & present.