About the Author

Gorman Bechard (director) has directed over 20 feature films including rock documentaries on The Replacements, Grant Hart, Archers of Loaf, Lydia Loveless, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, and now Wilco’s Jay Bennett. He has also directed the animal-rights films A Dog Named Gucci (which won the prestigious and rarely awarded ASPCA Media Excellence Award in 2015), Seniors A Dogumentary and Old Friends A Dogumentary, and most recently Pizza, A Love Story, a film on the Italian migration to New Haven, Connecticut that lead to the 3 most famous pizza restaurants in the world.

He is currently in production on FACTORY and the Powder Ridge Music Festival documentary.  Bechard began his film career making horror films like the cult horror-comedy classic Psychos in Love.  He also directed the award-winning drama You Are Alone.  All of his films are available on DVD and on various streaming platforms.  Bechard has written 5 novels including the religious satire, The Second Greatest Story Ever Told (Citadel Press, 1991) and the baseball comedy Balls (Penguin, 1995).  He is the executive director/programmer of NHdocs: the New Haven Documentary Film Festival.  He lives in New Haven, CT with his wife Kristine and their two dogs, Springsteen and Dylan.

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