Tomer & Barak Heymann (2015)
Documentary, Biography, 100 min, Israel
V.O. Hebrew, English S.T.
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Audrey Amar & Annette Oliel - Eden Hall
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.
Best Documentary Award – Sofia International Film Festival
Audience Award – SXSW Film festival
“Masterpiece, Cinematic dance magic” Degens Nyheter
“Magnificent, A wonderful portrait and a great film about dance and creation” Toute la culture
“A fascinating life story” Israel Today
“A Must- See Movie” Jerusalem Post