- Country UK, USA
- Production Year 2012
- Duration 90 minutes
- Directors Jesse Vile
We are delighted to welcome director Jesse Vile to this screening.
Award-winning documentary JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET charts the extraordinary life of Jason Becker, who in the 1980s was rising fast to stardom having made a name for himself as an exceptional guitarist playing in the legendary David Lee Roth band. When, aged 19, he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, his world collapsed. A paralyzing, terminal illness with no cure, it has trapped Jason inside his own body for the past 22 years. Unable to move, speak, or play the guitar he has nevertheless overcome all odds with the help of his friends and family. Now immobilized he continues to write songs using an eye communication system invented by his father, thus releasing the music that is trapped inside his mind. Despite his immobility, his persona remains vibrant and his fan base huge.
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08:15 pm Saturday 15th September
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