MR. GAGA tells the story of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company. An artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance, he 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 is one dance documentary guaranteed to leave you skipping.
Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival.
“Electric … riveting … Choreographic brilliance … a complex, compelling lead character.””
“Beautifully shot and thoughtfully assembled, MR. GAGA is a well-rounded documentary that conveys the importance of and fascination with Ohad Narain, even to audiences that know nothing about dance.”
- College Movie Review