Spike original documentary series “I Am” is an inside look at the lives of extraordinary individuals as told by their inner-circles.

In NETWORK’s I Am Heath Ledger, filmmaker Derik Murray (I Am Chris Farley) offers an intimate portrait of the actor using never-before-seen home videos shot by Ledger. The film explores Ledger’s Hollywood rise with roles in 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight, Monster’s Ball, and more. Naomi Watts, Ben Mendelsohn, director Ang Lee, and Ledger’s family and friends are some of the interviewed subjects.

The documentary will make its world premiere at Tribeca on April 23rd and airs May 17th on Spike TV. Thunderbird Entertainment is pleased to be distributing the film in Canada for a special one night event May 4th.