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Date & Time
April 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm8:45 pm
Free; no reservations required
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Mr. Gaga
(Tomer Heymann, 2015, 100 min, Israel/Sweden/Germany/Netherlands, in English and Hebrew w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP)

Introduced by Prof. Andrea E. Woods Valdés (Program in Dance)

Ohad 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.


“Magnificent, A wonderful portrait and a great film about dance and creation”


“The most beautiful and important cinematic creation ever made about Israeli dance… an inspiring work”
City Mouse

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