Director Spotlight: Gaga: Five Foot Two

Featuring a conversation with filmmaker Chris Moukarbel

In the Netflix original documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, Lady Gaga offers a vulnerable look at her life during one of the most pivotal periods in her career yet. Directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York, Me at the Zoo), the film is shot in the style of cinema verité, giving viewers unfiltered, behind-the-scenes access as Gaga spends time with close friends and family members, records and releases her 2016 album Joanne, and deals with personal struggles. Moukarbel’s compelling portrait captures Lady Gaga’s life over an eight-month period. On top of professional triumphs, viewers see her cope with intense emotional and physical pain. Other moments reflect more ordinary aspects of her life, whether it’s attending a family christening, visiting her grandmother, or cooking and playing with her dogs at home. The film may help viewers understand how these experiences contribute to Gaga’s art – and how, in just a few years, the 5-foot-2 performer has become such a relatable and beloved figure worldwide. Join the GRAMMY Museum for a special free program featuring a screening of select clips from the film and a conversation with Director and Co-Producer Chris Moukarbel. The evening will be hosted by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Scott Goldman.