I AM is already doing what it set out to - enlighten inform and heal. A tale of 4 stories woven together that takes audiences through issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society. The film unfolds many a tale of individuals struggling to find their identity, and uphold their dignity in a world that is callous, cold and unsympathetic.
The film was bestowed the David Flint Honorary Award For Promoting Human Rights, Awarded the Best in Asian Cinema (NETPAC) at the International Film Festival of Kerala 2010. Furthur, it went on to win the Audience Choice Award, Best Film, River To River Film Festival, Florence '2010 and was the opening film at the IVIEW Engendered Film Festival in NEW YORK Sept 2010.
If that wasn't all I AM is now traveling the world over before its release. After New York, Vancouver, Berlin, Florence, Hamburg, Sanjay Suri and Onir's I AM is traveling as the opening film to the London Asian Film festival.
Touching on subjects like sperm donation, child sexual abuse and homosexuality the film starring Nandita Das, Purab Kohli, Juhi Chawla, Manisha Koirala, Sanjay Suri , Rahul Bose, and Arjun Mathur also marks the full-fledged debut of directors Anurag Kashyap and Anurag Basu.
Sanjay Suri and Onir's I AM, the first crowd sourced mainstream Hindi film is co-produced by over 400 people from 35 cities across the world and comes to a theatre near you on April 22nd 2011.