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Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance
Directed by Tomer Heymann
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film stillOhad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Meeting him at a critical turning point in his personal life, this spirited and insightful documentary will introduce you to a man with great artistic integrity and an extraordinary vision. Filmed over a period of eight years, director Tomer Heymann mixes intimate rehearsal footage with an extensive unseen archive and breathtaking dance sequences.

This story of an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance is guaranteed to leave you skipping.

"Heymann captures the thrilling uniqueness of Naharin's work — as well as a vibrant portrait of his artistic process, in which dance functions as communication, survival, and healing. Sensitive, intelligent, and awe-inspiring." Flavorwire

"Electric... Riveting... Choreographic brilliance... The most exciting documentary for fans of edgier modern dance since PINA." Variety

"Masterfully crafted by filmmaker Tomer Heymann, the documentary is weighty, surprising, affecting, darkly humorous." Film Journal

"A wonderful invitation to dance." Elle

"Breathtaking!" Galore

Audience Award, SXSW Film Festival 2016
Audience Award, Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland 2016
Public Award for Best Documentary, Sao Paolo International Film Festival 2016
Special Mention, RIDM Montreal International Documentary Film Festival 2016
IDFA International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) 2015
World Premiere, BFI London Film Festival 2015

100 minutes / Color
English; Hebrew / English subtitles
Release: 2017
Copyright: 2015

For individual consumers (home video)

This DVD is sold for private, home use only.

For colleges, universities, government agencies, hospitals and corporations

This DVD is sold with a license for institutional use and Public Performance rights.

Subject areas:
Art, Biographies, Choreography, Dance, Jewish Studies

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