64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

03.05.2018 to 08.05.2018

The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2018 will open on 3 May. The Ecumenical Jury awards a prize of 1,500 € for a film of the International Competition and makes a recommendation for a film of the Children and Youth Film Competition. The festival also programs three other festival sections (German Competition, NRW Competition and Competition for Best Music Video MuVi).

In addition to the competitions, the festival offers numerous other programs. Under the title "Leaving the Cinema - Knokke, Hamburg, Oberhausen (1967-1971)", the discussion and film program "Theme" deals with initiatives for alternative film culture beyond the established cinema system at the end of the 1960s. "Profiles" portray individual filmmakers or film institutions. The section "Archives" presents archives dealing with the archiving and restoration of experimental film. This year it includes the new series "re-selected", which deals with the significance and tradition of individual analogue film copies as a testimony to film history. The analogue film is also the issue of the newly designed series "Labs", which presents cultural countermovements to the comprehensive process of digitization.

Link: Festival website