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    Default The Jason Becker story - World Premiere screening TONIGHT in San Jose CA.

    Tonight's the World Premiere screening of the Jason Becker story "Not dead yet" @ the California Theatre in San Jose. Jason will be there with many friends and family. Few Tix available at the box office only.

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    I look forward to seeing this. I did a little research on Jason after seeing the picture you posted of you and him. What a moving story. Great to see that he did not let his situation keep him from doing what he loves best...making music.
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    The Jason Becker film was amazing! What a great film! I even saw myself in it a few times. Great to talk to Jason and see many friends who came out including Mike Varney who helped Jason in the beginning.

    I sat in the vip section with Jason and his family and friends.
    After the film he got onstage for a Q&A.

    Only photo i took was at the end but im sure better ones will surface.



    As i was leaving i passed by Creed Bratton from "the office". He was walking into the theatre as I was leaving.
    Said hey.

    Went out to dinner with friends then as we walked back Jason was outside the theatre, guess he was busy with interviews the whole time we were at dinner.

    Told him and his parents how much i enjoyed the film.
    Was a great night.

    If anyone gets a chance to see the film see it!!!!
    It covers Jason's time with David Lee Roth too.
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    My chat with Mike & Joe from Chickenfoot 1/7/12
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    I've been following the making/development of the movie for some time now, but I haven't seen a DVD release date yet. Have they announced anything about that or are they just focused on the film festivals right now?

    It's such a shame what happened to him, but also great that he didn't give up and really fought the disease. A true inspiration. Not to mention he had some decent chops on the geetar.

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    Very cool and inspirational.

    Looking forward to seeing it
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    Decent? Becker could give anyone a run for their money prior to his illness. Absolutely anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ain't Talkin' Bout' Love View Post
    Decent? Becker could give anyone a run for their money prior to his illness. Absolutely anyone.
    He was the best.
    Wait till u see the home movies in this film.


    Here's more info on where it's playing from the Jason Becker Movie: Perpetual Burn Facebook page .

    For all of you who can't make the screenings in San Jose don't worry because we will be screening at other film festivals all over the world. So far we have confirmed screenings in Memphis, Chicago, Durham, Vancouver and Toronto with more popping up all the time. There will also be a DVD released next year so everyone will get a chance to see it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ain't Talkin' Bout' Love View Post
    Decent? Becker could give anyone a run for their money prior to his illness. Absolutely anyone.
    This forum needs a symbol for sarcasm... Of course Becker is one of the best!!

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    Here's a photo posted by Cinequest.

    Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet World Premiere with Jason Becker and his parents and Jesse Ville, the director.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExpandedConsciousness View Post
    U can see me in that.

    Im walking with Jason and his family @ 2:55
    Im wearing a hat and have a bag around my shoulder.
    That was in the film, that was the night of the benefit show with Satriani last March.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnybeane View Post
    U can see me in that.

    Im walking with Jason and his family @ 2:55
    Im wearing a hat and have a bag around my shoulder.
    That was in the film, that was the night of the benefit show with Satriani last March.
    Cool to see ya, JohnnyBeane. It is awesome that he is still surviving and creating musical compositions. An amazing talent. Too bad the Diamond one didn't get involved with the film, but at least working with Dave brought him to the attention of more rock fans.

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    After watching that 3 minute clip....I've got to see this movie!
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    This just in!

    Jason will be returning to the Cinequest film festival for another showing of 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' this Friday at 2:45pm and this Sunday at 2pm. Jason and his family will be present for a Q&A after both screenings

    http://www.cinequest.org/event_view.php?eid=1636
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