Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet
Directed by Jesse Vile
Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet
When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again and that he wouldn't live to see his 25th birthday. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.
Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet is a feature-length documentary film that tells the incredible story of a guitar legend who refuses to give up on his dream of being a musician despite the most incredible odds. It is a story of dreams, love, and the strength of the human spirit.
The film has been made with the full co-operation of Jason and the Becker family, who have given their consent for this to be the first feature-length documentary film about his life. They have provided their entire family archive of never-before-seen photos and footage.
- Winner - Special Jury Prize - Hamptons International Film Festival 2012
Top 10 Audience Favorite - Hot Docs 2012
Winner - Outstanding Achievement in Music, Newport Beach Film Festival
Winner - Audience Award, Best Documentary, Cinequest Film Festival
Winner - Special Jury Prize: Documentary, Cinequest Film Festival
Winner - Best Documentary, CIMM Fest 2012
Official Selection - Sheffield Doc/Fest, 2012
Official Selection - Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Official Selection - Independent Film Festival Boston, 2012
Winner - Best Feature Documentary, 2012 Chicago International Movies and Music Festival
Interested in bringing Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Jeff Tamblyn or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Jeff Tamblyn or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT @cutprintfilm: Fritz Lang's THE SPIDERS comes to Blu-ray via @KinoLorber https://t.co/xdBObRG8C1 https://t.co/oilsqiuJEx
RT @CinemaTropical: #Ixcanul 3rd smashing week in #NYC also playing in #LosAngeles #SanFrancisco #Berkeley #WashingtonDC https://t.co/YdG25…
RT @bobfreelander: #BlurayNewReleases - Fritz Lang's DESTINY (@KinoLorber): https://t.co/tyB76WjOzX https://t.co/hz5l8UlK9J
RT @FilmLinc: We've got four great and very different new releases running right now. Come check them out! https://t.co/kO22bpZPYx https://…
RT @Fandor: We're still drying our tears here at the office. Thank you for all the laughs, #GeneWilder. https://t.co/PQOi7LOlJR
RT @brooklynmag: Languages, langues: Talking with Philippe Faucon, director of 'Fatima' https://t.co/gWEhDpByeB https://t.co/iUGgH3OrRK
RT @gablescinema: One of the most lauded films to come out of Latin America in 2015 - IXCANUL opens Friday, September 9! https://t.co/2mQlI…
RT @Slant_Magazine: 3 BAD MEN, now on Blu-ray (@KinoLorber), belongs in the library of all John Ford fans. https://t.co/j5ouyzfml2 https://…
RT @oneweekfilmcast: #COSMOS is now playing at the @cinefamily! Don't miss it! https://t.co/QaVrhUPXdT
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.