Naharin's style is both idiosyncratic and accessible, his movements both angular and supple, but above all his dances celebrate the body, built for the joy of motion.

— Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader

Mr. Gaga

Film • Nov 20

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A part of our Dance Scene series.

Special introduction and ballet performance by Columbia City Ballet.

Director: Tomer Haymann

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Capturing him at a critical turning point in his personal life, this spirited and insightful documentary introduces a man of great artistic integrity and extraordinary vision. Filmed over a period of eight years, director Tomer Heymann mixes rehearsal footage with an extensive previously-unseen archive and breathtaking dance sequences.

Columbia City Ballet’s mission is to be a premier professional ballet company in the Southeast through the presentation of art and expression to a constantly growing and diverse audience.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Dr. Gail Morrison
Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A.

2015. USA, Israel, Netherlands. 100 minutes. This film is not yet rated by the MPAA. In English and Hebrew with English subtitles.
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