Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet - wins two awards


The documentary film "Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet" won an award for "Outstanding Achievement In Music" at the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival, which was held April 26 - May 3 in Newport Beach, California.

Celebrated as one of the leading film festivals in the United States, the Newport Beach Film Festival has evolved into a prestigious multicultural event, attracting over 52,000 attendees to Southern California. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a fresh and diverse collection of studio and independent films from around the globe.

The 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival spotlighted over 450 films from around the world.

"Not Dead Yet" won two awards at at the Cinequest: Audience Award for Best Documentary and the Special Jury Prize for Documentary.

As previously featured:

Jason Becker - NOT DEAD YET is a touching movie about a one-of-a-kind, ahead of his time guitar player that fell victim to ALS (Lou Gerhig's Disease) at a young age and struggles through his loss of the use of his body and limbs to continue creating amazing music and inspiring people on every corner of the planet.

Kathleen Stevenson had a chance to interview Jason Becker immediately following the premiere of his movie to get his reaction to the accolades and rave reviews and to find out what is next in line for this awesome artist, friend and role model to all.

Jim Pitts Host. Kathleen Stevenson and Michelle Gomes Interviewing.
Directed by Mike Collins - Filmed by Chris Parsons and Mike Collins - Edited By Chris Parsons.

BAM Magazine.com Jason Becker Movie Premiere Interview