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 Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com 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 Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
"Kino Lorber really put this box set together right. Lupino was a pioneer and her movies speak for themselves... ce…' https://t.co/UdvEOCKKux'
RT' @levmauc': Mis películas favoritas de 2019 — An Elephant Sitting Still — Parasite — Marriage Story — Dolor y Gloria — Monos — Knives Out…
RT' @lilaavilescine': VARIETY!! Peter Debruge Top 10!!!!!!The Chambermaid!!!!!!🌼🌸🌹🌕Best Movies of 2019 – Variety' https://t.co/ASpHjP43cc'
RT' @IndieWire': #TheChambermaid: Why Mexico’s Oscar Submission Is Much More Than This Year’s ‘Roma’' https://t.co/Ijh6sjb1fE'' https://t.co/KwY…'
RT' @unseenfilms': The excellent THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER opens Friday. It is a portrait of model model, Marxist and educator Benedetta…
RT' @Slant_Magazine': "It’s fascinating to see Benedetta Barzini in academic action, like an ethnographer of the patriarchy herself, bringing…
RT' @TheFilmStage': The 15 must-see films in December:' https://t.co/386buPrD4V'' https://t.co/D40UCnyo16'
RT' @cinemainitaly': A doc portrait of the Italian icon Benedetta Barzini, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER is one to see this month! The film…
RT' @carbon_arc': Nadav Lapid's audacious, provocative, and critically acclaimed new film #SYNONYMS screens this Friday. Read' @IndieWire's' i…
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.