(AllHipHop News) The Life and Times of DJ AM is set to hit the big screen nation wide in a new documentary film that will pemiere later this month.
“AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM,” which was directed by Kevin Kerslake, was authorized by the estate of the late DJ, who committed suicide in August of 2009.
DJ AM, who hailed from Philadelphia, witnessed the destruction of drugs first hand. AM’s dad died from AIDS thanks to a longtime addiction to heroin.
Many believe that DJ AM, who battled drug addiction most of his life as well had been traumatized after a lear jet he was traveling in crashed, killing everyone on board accept himself and musician Travis Barker.
As a result, AM, born Adam Goldstein, was reportedly addicted to various drugs. A toxicology report revealed that DJ a.m. head cocaine, Xanax, OxyContin, Hydrocodone and Benadryl in his system when he overdosed.
“AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM” recounts the DJ’s early beginnings, as well as his influence on the music industry through interviews with people like DJ Jazzy Jeff, A-Trak; Mix Master Mike, Z-Trip, Steve Aoki, Paul Oakenfold Dr. Drew and others.
In June, “AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM” will open up in multiple cities between May 27 and June 12.
Check out the dates by clicking here and theaters after the trailer:
5/27/16 Village East (full week) – New York, NY
6/1/16 Brenden Theatres – Las Vegas, NV
6/1 & 8/16 UltraStar Mission Valley – San Diego, CA
6/2/16 Angelika Carmel Mountain – San Diego, CA
6/2/16 Angelika Pop UP – Washington, DC
6/2/16 Consolidated Ward – Honolulu, HI
6/2/16 Reading Manville – Manville, NJ
6/2/16 Capitol Theatre – Cleveland, OH
6/2/16 Southside Works – Pittsburgh, PA
6/2/16 Frida Cinema – Santa Ana, CA
6/2/16 Angelika Dallas – Dallas, TX
6/2/16 Cobb Dolphin 19 – Miami, FL
6/2/16 Cobb Plaza Cinema Café – Orlando, FL
6/2/16 Cobb Tyrone Luxury 10 – St. Petersburg, FL
6/2/16 Pickford Film Center – Bellingham, WA
6/2/16 Angelika Mosaic – Fairfax, VA
6/3/16 Arclight Hollywood (full week) – Los Angeles, CA
6/3/16 Gateway Film Center – Columbus, OH
6/7/16 Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane – Halifax, NS, Canada
6/7/16 Cineplex Yonge-Dundas and VIP – Toronto, ON, Canada
6/7/16 SIE Film Center – Denver, CO
9/9/16 Bow Tie Palace – Hartford, CT
6/9/16 Providence Place Cinemas – Providence, RI
6/10/16 Dairy Center for The Arts – Boulder, CO
6/12/16 Hollywood Theatre – Portland, OR
6/13/16 Alamo Drafthouse–The Ritz – Austin, TX