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Mr. Gaga – SLC Free Film Screening + Discussion
September 20 @ 7 pm - 9:15 pm
Join us for a free film screening of Mr. Gaga followed by a post-film discussion and performance with Repertory Dance Theatre. This screening is presented as part of our monthly Through The Lens series in partnership with KUER 90.1 and RadioWest.
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.
Winner: Best Documentary–2016 Aspen Filmfest; Official Selection: 2016 SXSW Film Festival
Watch the trailer: http://www.utahfilmcenter.org/event/mr-gaga
POST-FILM DISCUSSION: Linda C. Smith, Executive/Artistic Director of Repertory Dance Theatre, and RDT dancers, moderated by RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.
PERFORMANCE: 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.
Film is free and open to the public. No tickets needed.