'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' to be Released December on
The acclaimed Jason Becker documentary,
'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' has been set
a December 18th release date in the US and for December 3rd in the
The documentary which will detail the struggle of the one-time Shrapnel Records
guitar prodigy and his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(ALS, aka Lou Gehrig's Disease).
The world premiere of 'Jason Becker: Not Dead
Yet', took place on March 3 at the Cinequest film
festival in San Jose, California at the San Jose Repertory
'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' - Synopsis
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
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