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World Premiere of “What Did You Expect?” + plus new narrative feature

The World Premiere plus upcoming screenings of my new feature-length
concert documentary WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? THE

June 15th – NXNE Festival,
Toronto, Canada (World Premiere)

June 18th – Sled
Island Festival
, Calgary, Canada

July 5th – CBGB Fest, NYC
(US Premiere)

July 7th – Cat’s
, Chapel Hill, NC

July 18th – The Brattle, Cambridge, MA

August 15th – Trylon, Minneapolis, MN

October 5th thru 11th – Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA

And my first narrative feature since FRIENDS (WITH BENEFITS). A very
dark, sensual drama that takes place in the world of internet modeling
(y’know places like Model Mayhem and One Model Place with their one
million members)…

Please pre-order the DVD to

Or at least watch the trailer on the KickStart page.


Only 1 Original Grant Hart Drawing Left

We’re down to the last three days of our Kickstarter drive and as of now there’s only one original Grant Hart drawing left, so if you’ve had your eye on it and been putting off taking the plunge, now’s the time to do so. Also still available are some associate and executive producer credits, dinner with Grant and the crew in Minneapolis, and the opportunity to sit in on the editing process or be a production assistant for a day, along with posters, DVDs and stickers. If you haven’t already, check out our Kickstarter page here, and if you’ve already donated, many, many, many thanks!

Ticket Info for NYC Screening

NYC – tickets for the two screenings and after-party tribute at Bowery Electric go on sale TOMORROW…Tuesday…at 1 PM on the website.

A partial list of the musicians playing the Mats tribute will be announced at NOON tomorrow.

The dates, once again, are Wednesday, November 16th and Thursday, November 17th…

If you plan on going, please buy your tickets as soon as they go on sale. Both shows are expected to sell out quickly.

Stay tuned…

Spinner names CMO as one of the “best music docs of all time”

That’s right — all time. And they put us in a list that includes the likes of Gimme Shelter, The Last Waltz, The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, and Dig!. Pretty heady company. Here’s what they said about us:

Making a film about a band while refusing to include any interviews, stock footage, music or images that feature any members of the group might sound like documentary suicide, but for director and Replacements obsessive Gorman Bechard, it was a truly inspired experiment. In choosing to focus on everyone surrounding the Replacements, from fellow musicians and scenesters to critics and fans, and exploring their thoughts and feelings about the band, Bechard hasn’t just made a good film about the rockers, he’s created the ultimate testament to music nerd fandom and just how important the right band can be to the people who love them.

You can read the whole article here.

A Whole Slew of New Screenings

If you haven’t recently, head over to our screenings page and check out all the new screenings. We’re playing Southern Utah, Eugene, Miami, New Haven, New York, London, Barcelona, Tuscon and Minneapolis (again).

New Portland Screening Announced & Philly Details

Hey all,

We’re thrilled to announce that Color Me Obsessed will be playing in Portland, OR on Friday, September 30th at 8pm as part of the Jackpot Records Music & Film Festival. There are 600 seats available at the venue and admission is FREE, so first come first served. You can check out the rest of the details at the JRMFF Facebook page here.

We also have the details on when and where we’re playing at the Philly Film and Music Festival. Color Me Obsessed will be playing Friday, September 23 at 8:30pm. You can buy tickets here.

Gorman talks to Rocker Magazine