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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 independent feature films 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 Rolling Stone called one of “the seven best new music documentaries of the year” and The Village Voice called “a rock version of Rashomon”), 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. Both films were released in deluxe DVD editions late 2012.
Bechard newest feature BROKEN SIDE OF TIME, a dark thriller set in the world of internet modeling, had its world premiere in June 2013, and was released on DVD in May 2014.
Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper
Cine Pobre is the 100% cartel-free intersection of
culture and capabilities
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