Mr. Gaga
A film by Tomer Heymann
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Heymann Brothers Films
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Tel-Aviv 65113

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Heymann Brothers Films has been operating for over a decade and specializes in long term documentary projects with a social and political orientation, as well as very personal ones. The company was founded by Tomer Heymann, one of the leading documentary directors in Israel.Tomer & Barak In
2001 he created “It Kinda Scares Me” which won the Academy Award in Israel, and other awards in Torino, Milan, New York, Taipei and Melbourne.

In 2003 his film "Aviv - Fucked Up Generation" came out commercially and brought a vast amount of viewers to the cinemas, as it correspondingly participated in many festivals worldwide.

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Barak Heymann joined the "Heymann Brothers Films" company in 2003 and has since directed and produced several documentary films and series. “Heymann Brothers Films” is an independent Israeli company dedicated to the release of documentaries on the social aspect of the Israeli/Jewish culture.

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Tomer Heymann was born in Kfar Yedidia in Israel in 1970 and has directed many documentary films and series in the past ten years, most of them long-term follow-ups and personal documentations. His films won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film “It Kinda Scares Me”. “Paper Dolls” won three awards at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival and the audience’s award at the Los Angeles Festival. The film and TV series "Bridge over the Wadi”, co-produced with the American ITVS, won the Israeli Documentary Film competition, participated in IDFA Festival's prestigious competition and won many awards around the world. Tomer's new 8-part series "The Way Home" was recently broadcasted by the Yes Doco Channel in Israel and won the best documentary series award at the 2009 Jerusalem International Film Festival. 


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Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company.

“Mr. Gaga”, eight years in the making, captures the elusive beauty of contemporary dance and immerses the audience in the creative process behind Batsheva’s unique performances.

Using intimate rehearsal footage, extensive unseen archive materials and stunning dance sequences, acclaimed director Tomer Heymann ("Paper Dolls", "I shot my Love") tells the fascinating story of an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.


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SXSW Film Festival, Austin, TX, USA 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival, USA 2017 (external link)
Jumping Frames Dance Festival, China 2016
Lemesos International Documentary Film Festival, Cyprus 2016 (external link)
New Zealand International Film Festival, New Zealand 2016
Glasgow CCA, Scotland 2016 (external link)
New Horizons Film festival, Poland 2016 (external link)
Big Dance Festival, UK 2016 (external link)
Particles Intermedia Lab and Music Festival, Romania 2016
Shanghai International Film Festival, China 2016
American Dance Festival, USA 2016
Art Film Fest, Slovakia 2016
Hotdocs, Australia 2016 (external link)
Sydney Film Festival, Australia 2016
Seret Israel Film Festival, UK 2016
Sheffield Doc|Fest, UK 2016 (external link)
Tirana International Documentary Film Festival, Albania 2016
TLV Fest, Israel 2016 (external link)
Transilvania International film festival, Romania 2016
Seattle International Film Festival, USA 2016 (external link)
International Documentary Film Festival CRONOGRAF, Moldova 2016
Dokfest Munich, Germany 2016
Doxa Documentary Film Festival, Canada 2016
Addis International Film Festival, Ethiopia 2016
Paris Israeli Film Festival 2016
Filmisreal, The Netherlands 2016 (external link)
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, USA 2016
Hotdocs, Canada 2016
San Francisco International film festival, USA 2016
Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria 2016 Tempo Documentary Festival, Sweden, March 2016 Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania 2016
IDFA- International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam , Netherlands 2015 (external link)
Festival dei Popoli- Opening Film , Italy 2015 (external link)
BFI London Film Festival , UK 2015 (external link)

A film by Tomer Heymann
Director:  Tomer Heymann
Producer:  Barak Heymann
Executive producer:  Diana Holtzberg
Cinematographer:  Itai Raziel
Editor:  Alon Greenberg, Ido Mochrik, Ron Omer
Sound designer:  Alex Claude
Music:  Ishai Adar