Gorman Bechard

Gorman Bechard is the author of six novels, The Second Greatest Story Ever Told, Unwound (under the pseudonym Jonathan Baine), Ninth Square, The Hazmat Diary, Good Neighbors, and Balls.

He directed/wrote the indie features Friends (With Benefits) (2009) and You Are Alone (2006), the horror comedy cult-classic Psychos In Love (1986), as well as the award winning shorts Objects In The Mirror Are Further Than They Appear (2003) and The Pretty Girl (2000).

His latest features are the critically acclaimed Color Me Obsessed, A Film About the Replacements, which screened in festivals, rock clubs, indie cinemas throughout the world, and even the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and What Did You Expect? The Archers Of Loaf Live At Cat’s Cradle, which had its World Premiere at NXNE in June. Both films were released in deluxe DVD editions on November 20th, 2012.

Bechard's newest narrative feature Broken Side Of Time, a dark thriller set in the world of internet modeling, had its world premiere in June 2013. It is part two of his planned Alone trilogy. It was released on DVD on May 20th, 2014.

His third rock doc, Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times Of Grant Hart, a documentary on Hüsker Dü's infamous drummer/singer/songwriter premiered in October at London's prestigious Raindance Film Festival.  It was released on DVD in August 2014.

Bechard is currently completing two new films, both documentaries. The first, A Dog Named Gucci, takes a look at domestic animal abuse in the U.S., told though the story of one man and one dog who changed Alabama's laws forever.  A Dog Named Gucci will have its world premiere in early 2015.

The other, Pizza, A Love Story, tells the history of the three greatest pizza places in the world: Sally's, Pepe's, & Modern, all in his hometown of New Haven, CT.  This film is currently being edited.

And lastly, the prolific Bechard has just launched a KickStarter campaign for his 4th music documentary, Who Is Lydia Loveless? which will follow the alt-country rocker as she and her band create their next musical masterpiece.

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker]


Recent Reviews

Color Me Obsessed

You either got the Replacements or you didn't. I was one of the people who got it. I even broke up with my girlfriend of a couple years, who was...

Color Me Obsessed

For 'Mat addicts. Could have used some live concert footage.