Directed by Tomer Heymann
100 min | 2015 | Israel | Not Rated
Presented in English and Hebrew with English subtitles.
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.
Winner: Best Documentary–2016 Aspen Filmfest; Official Selection: 2016 SXSW Film Festival
Post-film performance details:
Repertory Dance Theatre will perform “By the Snake” by Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof, a piece commissioned by RDT in 2014. Noa Zuk danced with the Batsheva Dance Company for nine years under the direction of Ohad Naharin, and is an internationally renowned teacher of the Gaga movement language.
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