Sirio LUGINBÜHL

(1937-2014)

Sirio Luginbhül was born in Verona in 1937. He lives and works in Padua, where he obtained a Master's degree in Geology. In the 60s he was involved in various avant-garde projects (Visual and Concrete Poetry, happenings and performances), with the Milanese publisher Vanni Scheiwiller, the kinetic art Group N and organised literary events, with the painter Emilio Vedova, the poets Novissivi, Emilio Isgro', the 63 Group. In 1967, at the suggestion of the writer Nanni Balestrini, he made contact with the new Independent Cinema Cooperative (Naples,1967) and the Turin magazine "Ombre Electriche/ Electric Shadows", the co-op's official journal .
In 1970 he founded the Padua Independent Cinema Cooperative, co-founded and contributed to Cinema Uno and the Padua University Film Centre, organised events and film programmes to raise awareness and promote experimental and underground cinema and artists' films in Italy and abroad.
In 1974 his book "Underground Cinema Today", was published by Mastrogiacomo and in 1976 he co-wrote with Raffaele Perrotta "Lo Schermo Negato- cronache del cinema italiano non ufficiale" (The Screen Denied - A Chronicle of Non-official Italian Cinema) published by Shakespeare & Co. (Since 1968 he has produced and directed forty works on 8mm, 16mm and video. In 1980 he wrote one of the first publications on video art, in collaboration with Paolo Cardazzo, "Videotape, arte, tecnica, storia" published by Mastrogiacomo. In 1991 he organised "L'objectif perturbé"
His work has been extensively represented at major festivals, including the Paris Biennale, 1973, the Knokke-Heist Festival,1974, the Festival de la Rochelle, 1976, the Venice Biennale, 1978, the Retrospective of Italian Artists' Cinema at the Pompidou Centre in Paris in 1978, the Lille Festival, 1979, the Figueira da Foz Festival, 1993, the 5th Biennale of Films on Art, Paris,1996, l'Image Légère, Palermo, 1998, the Rome Jubilee, 2000 and Siena Visionnaire 2000.
Biography send by the director.

29 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

CREPACUORE
1969-2003 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 18' 40 / 71 €
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LIMBO : TRAVESTITO
1988 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 5' 38 / 36 €
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SARDINA SAUVAGE
1988 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 5' 57 / 38 €
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FILM VERDE
1987 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 17' 35 / 67 €
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L'IMMAGINAZIONE RIBELLE. VICINA L'ORA. FRAMMENTI DEGLI ANNI SESSANTA
1985-1986 / 8mm / color / silent / single screen / 10' 43 / 43 €
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ANNA E LA MOSCA
1979 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 27' 09 / 97 €
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GILLETTE O JULIETTE
1978 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 18' 08 / 69 €
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LA CONGIUNZIONE ASTRALE
1977 / 16mm / b&w / silent / single screen / 15' 42 / 61 €
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E MEZZANOTTE, MONSIEUR CINEMA
1976 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 11' 19 / 45 €
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RITRATTI DI ROSE
1974 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 7' 12 / 38 €
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RITRATTO ITALIANO
1973-1974 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 6' 00 / 36 €
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RITTRATTO DELL'ARTISTA - (DA NARCISSO)
1973 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 8' 30 / 37 €
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LE PALME E TANGERI
1972 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 2' 59 / 23 €
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ULTIMA BARRICATA - (LAST BARRICADE)
1971-1972 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 11' 41 / 46 €
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IL SORRISO DELLA SFINGE
1971 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 12' 04 / 48 €
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ARPEGGIO - (IN RICORDO DI GIUSEPPE PINELLI)
1970-1971 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 8' 53 / 38 €
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LA BANDIERA
1968-1971 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 15' 17 / 59 €
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AMARSI A MARGHERA - (IL BACIO)
1970 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 9' 06 / 38 €
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PASSEGGIATA VENEZIANA
1970 / 8mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 10' 31 / 42 €
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VALERIA FOTOGRAFA - (PLAYTIME)
1970 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 2' 59 / 23 €
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AZRIEL, SEGUIVANO GLI ANGELI - (UNA COPPIA MODERNA)
1969 / 8mm / color / silent / single screen / 19' 20 / 73 €
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FESTA GRANDE DI MAGGIO DEL TERRITORIO PADOVANO CONSACRATO AL CUORE DI MARIA SANTISSIMA
1969 / 8mm / color / mute / single screen / 23' 50 / 87 €
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SENZA SEGUITO SENZA SEGUITO
1969 / 8mm / color / mute / single screen / 13' 57 / 54 €
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VIBRATORE
1969 / tinted b&w / silent / single screen / 5' 41 / 37 €
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ZONA QUARTA. PROGETTO PER UNO SPETTACOLO
1969 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 9' 52 / 40 €
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BIOSTORIA - Biostoria 1, Biostoria 2, Biostoria 3
1968 / color / mute / single screen / 7' 00 / 50 €
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BIOSTORIA 1
1968 / 8mm / color / mute / single screen / 4' 00 / 29 €
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BIOSTORIA 2
1968 / 8mm / color / mute / single screen / 1' 35 / 13 €
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BIOSTORIA 3
1968 / color / mute / single screen / 2' 07 / 17 €
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