AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM Releases New Trailer, Announces Nationwide 30+ City Theatrical Tour
Begins Weeklong New York City Run May 27th At Village East
WHAT: Following a triumphant reception on the festival circuit from Tribeca to Toronto and a theatrical world premiere in New York, director Kevin Kerslake’s critically acclaimed documentary AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM, about the remarkable life and untimely passing of legendary DJ and mash-up pioneer DJ AM aka Adam Goldstein will receive a weeklong engagement in NYC.
Kerslake’s film is a comprehensive and compassionate look at one of the world’s first truly superstar DJs. DJ AM experienced meteoric success through both raw talent and sheer determination, overcoming what for others might have been staggering adversity before tragically succumbing to the demons that dogged his life and career. The film’s pacing and style captures the frenetic speed and dynamism of DJ AM’s life as well as introspective moments of candor and insight.
WHO: The film features interviews with: Mark Ronson; Diplo; Jon Favreau; DJ Jazzy Jeff; A-Trak; Mix Master Mike; Vice; Z-Trip; Steve Aoki; Paul Oakenfold; LMFAO’s Redfoo; and Dr. Drew Pinsky, among others. As befits a film about music, AS I AM’s soundtrack is as eclectic as DJ AM’s own signature style, showcasing musical performances and music by Daft Punk, Justice, Outkast, Elton John, The Doors, The Ramones, Blondie, Black Sabbath, Talking Heads, The Outfield, Fischerspooner, Zoë Keating, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Gang Starr, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and many other artists.
WHEN: Friday, May 27th, Screening times TBD