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

  • Dedications
    2013/14, 60 min.
  • Father's Garden
    Vaters Garten) – The Love of My Parents (2013, 93 min.
  • The Sound of Insects – Record of a Mummy
    88´, Switzerland, 2009
  • Hardcore Chambermusic – A Club for 30 Days
    52´, Switzerland, 2006
  • Namibia Crossings
    92´, Switzerland, 2004
  • Lucky Jack – Three attempts to stop smoking
    90´, Switzerland, 2003
  • The Physicians
    6´, Switzerland, 1999
  • Martha's Garden
    89´, Switzerland, 1997
  • Signer's Suitcase – On the Way with the Artist Roman Signer
    82´, Switzerland, 1996
  • A Hole in the Hat
    32´, Switzerland, 1991
  • Grimsel – Ein Augenschein
    48´, Switzerland, 1990
  • Fuse – performance with Roman Signer
    26´, Switzerland, 1990
  • Kick That Habit
    45´, Switzerland, 1989
  • Spring Thaw
    8´, Switzerland, 1987
  • Théâtre de l'Espérance
    19´, Switzerland, 1987
  • Alpine Forays
    33´, Switzerland, 1986
  • Vertical/Horizontal
    8´, Switzerland, 1985
  • Summer Hills
    50´, Switzerland, 1984

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