Doc Soup December: MR. GAGA

Posted on November 2, 2016

The Calgary International Film Festival and the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival are pleased to announce the second film in the 2016-17 Doc Soup Series. MR. GAGA is the fascinating story of renowned Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.

Join us at Cineplex Eau Claire on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. as we continue our season of the most anticipated and acclaimed documentaries. 

MR. GAGA captures the elusive beauty of contemporary dance and immerses the audience in the creative process behind Batsheva’s unique performances. Eight years in the making, acclaimed director Tomer Heymann uses intimate rehearsal footage, extensive unseen archive materials and stunning dance sequences to tell Ohad Naharin's story.

Tickets for MR. GAGA ($15, $13 for students and seniors) are now on sale.

For more information or interviews, please contact:
Laura Carlson; Calgary International Film Festival
403-452-4845 (office); 587-700-0116 (cell)


Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership between the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival. The series is now in its ninth year, and runs from November 2016 to April 2017. Screening on the first Wednesday of each month, Doc Soup showcases six of the latest and most acclaimed Canadian and international documentaries, bringing local audiences the finest in inspiring and intelligent non-fiction cinema from across the globe.

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