Peter Liechti (Switzerland)

Peter Liechti (born in 1951 in St. Gallen, Switzerland, died in 2014 in Zürich) studied art history at the Zurich University (1971-1979) and was a graduated art teacher. From 1986, he worked as a free lance screenwriter, cameraman and director. His films were awarded at numerous festivals (Locarno, Torino, Leipzig, Saarbrücken or Solothurn) and participated in various workshops and seminars in Zürich, Geneva, Lausanne, Luzern, Munich, Hamburg. Masterclasses in Capetown, Beijing, Dublin, Edinburg, Bochum, Buenos Aires.

Filmography

  • Summer Hills
    1984
  • Vertical/Horizontal
    1985
  • Alpine Forays
    1986
  • Théâtre de l'Espérance
    1987
  • Spring Thaw
    1987
  • Kick That Habit
    1989
  • Fuse – performance with Roman Signer
    1990
  • Grimsel – Ein Augenschein
    1990
  • A Hole in the Hat
    1991
  • Signer's Suitcase – On the Way with the Artist Roman Signer
    1996
  • Martha's Garden
    1997
  • The Physicians
    1999
  • Lucky Jack – Three attempts to stop smoking
    2003
  • Namibia Crossings
    2004
  • Hardcore Chambermusic – A Club for 30 Days
    2006
  • The Sound of Insects – Record of a Mummy
    2009
  • Father's Garden / Vaters Garten
    2013
  • Dedications
    2013

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