Alfredo Leonardi

8 October 2022, 7 pm

16MM RUN continues, the experimental film programme in collaboration with Villa Lontana where the physicality of film and cinema can be relived in the true sense of the word. A selection of feature and short films will be screened in their original 16mm format.


On the occasion of the Giornata del Contemporaneo, a series of short films related to the city of Rome by one of the protagonists of experimentation in the 1960s and 1970s, the Italian director, producer and photographer Alfredo Leonardi (Voghera, 1938), will be screened in the museum’s cinema room on 8 october, at 7 pm: Libro di Santi di Roma (1968), Le N ragazze più belle di piazza Navona (1968), Organum multiplum (1967) and Living & glorious (1965).



The screening will take place in the Sala Cinema.
No booking required.
Free entrance until capacity reached.



ALFREDO LEONARDI (Voghera, 1938) is an Italian director and editor. After graduating in Literature, he worked as assistant for Ugo Gregoretti in the episode Il pollo ruspante n the film Ro.Go.Pa.G (1963). In the 1960s he collaborated with the Italian Living Theatre. From 1964 he devoted himself to experimental cinema: Living and Glorious (1965) and Se l’inconscio si ribella (1968) were his best-known short films, while Amore, amore (1966), the only full-length film ever made, of which Leonardi personally directed and edited, premiered at the Pesaro Film Festival in 1967. From the 1970s he worked for television and at the same time produced and directed documentary films such as Policlinico in lotta (1973) and Carcere in Italia (1973). His sensitivity for social issues also emerges in the following Lottando la vita – Lavoratori italiani a Berlino (1975).