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Mr. Gaga

Saturday, March 12
3:00PM - 4:40PM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd

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Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company. MR. GAGA, eight years in the making, captures the elusive beauty of contemporary dance and immerses the audience in the creative process behind Batsheva’s unique performances. Using intimate rehearsal footage, extensive unseen archive materials and stunning dance sequences, acclaimed director Tomer Heymann (PAPER DOLLS, I SHOT MY LOVE) tells the fascinating story of an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.

Section: Documentary Spotlight
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Country: Israel
Year: 2015
Runtime: 100min

Director: Tomer Heymann

Executive Producer: Diana Holtzberg

Producer: Barak Heymann

Screenwriter: Tomer Heymann

Cinematographer: Itai Raziel

Editor: Alon Greenberg, Ido Mochrik, Ron Omer

Sound Designer: Alex Claude

Music: Ishai Adar

Additional Credits: , : Tomer Heymann


Born in Israel in 1970, has directed documentary films and series since 1997. His films were screened and won awards at international film festivals such as Berlinale, HotDocs, IDFA, LAFF, Sheffield and were theatrically released around the world, making him one of the Documentary Film industry's leading directors.

Distributor: Diana Holtzberg

Sales Agent: Diana Holtzberg

Public Film Contact
Barak Heymann
Heymann Brothers Films
+97 (23) 560-2701

Publicity Contact
John Murphy - MURPHY PR



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