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As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM

From his rise to becoming one of the most recognizable DJs in the world to his sudden, stunning death, As I AM chronicles the life and career of Adam Goldstein, aka DJ AM, a man who overcame countless obstacles to quickly reached the pinnacle of his profession but remained haunted by demons he could not shake.

Adam Goldstein’s life started out in turmoil, confronted with abuse and trauma early on and a history of addiction. Goldstein managed to work his way through a dangerous drug addiction, shifting his focus onto his blossoming DJ career. His unending passion and creativity sparked a completely new style of deejaying, pioneering the mashup craze and paving the way for aspiring deejays who followed in his footsteps. He also worked endlessly to help others struggling with addiction by starring in MTV’s reality show, Gone too Far. Unfortunately, he proved unable to help himself, passing away as a result of a drug overdose. A staggeringly thorough portrait of Adam Goldstein by way of interviews with countless deejays, friends, family members, powerful recreations, and a slew of archival footage, As I AM is an inspiring and heartbreaking portrait of both the history of modern electronic music and a true talent who did everything he could to fight his dark, inner demons, but lost.

DIRECTOR: Kevin Kerslake
YEAR: 2015
LENGTH: 103 min
Tuesday, October 27

4:30pm EDT

Thursday, October 29

7:15pm EDT