„Mr. Gaga” isthe most interesting dance film since Pina (Variety). At the same time, it has received many audience awards at various international festivals. This film lets you understand the relation between our bodies and their movements with our emotions.
„Mr. Gaga” is a story of a genius choreographer, Ohad Naharin, who has been the head of Batsheva Dance Company, the most famous contemporary dance theatre form Israel. The director, Tomer Heymann accompanied the artist for 8 years, to depict his life as well as his amazing evolution as a dancer, an artist and a man. Heymann recorded the choreographer’s private life, the dance group’s rehearsals as well as the classes teaching GAGA – the movement language, which Naharin has developed. It allows anyone to express his or her emotions through dance. Together with the previously unseen archive materials as well as extracts from Batsheva’s dance shows, we get a fascinating story of a men who has revolutionised the contemporary dance world.
Movement is a way of understanding yourself. If you listen to your body carefully, you will go beyond your limitations. Ohad Naharin