Launched by Oscilloscope Laboratories, the documentary will reportedly concentrate on the best way Tankian constructed consciousness across the Armenian revolution of 2018 with music, in addition to analyzing his lengthy historical past of activism.
As Tankian himself put it, the movie “reveals my journey by the turbulent intersection of music & activism over 3 a long time”.
Be part of me in elevating your voice. TRUTH TO POWER reveals my journey by the turbulent intersection of music & activism over 3 a long time. Produced by @LiveNation & @joeberlinger! Keep tuned to @oscopelabs & https://t.co/MdLepxDg8f for updates. Opening 2/19. https://t.co/HdZIQXWHmZ
— Serj Tankian (@serjtankian) December 16, 2020
“With Oscilloscope and Reside Nation at our again, the music and message of our movie can now contact the hearts and minds of audiences the world over, inspiring all of us to talk – and convey – fact to energy,” the movie’s director Garin Hovannisian mentioned in a press release.
Tankian had beforehand spoken in regards to the documentary to Rolling Stone back in 2018, saying: “I even have a music documentary I’m doing that’s tentatively referred to as Reality to Energy, trying by my eyes at how message turns into actuality by the humanities.
“As a substitute of specializing in me as an artist, it asks, how does one’s message come to fruition? Can music change the world?”
Hovannisian has beforehand labored on tasks across the revolution, together with 2018’s documentary I Am Not Alone, which was government produced and scored by Tankian.
System Of A Down just lately launched their first new music in 15 years, with two songs ‘Protect The Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz‘. The songs have been launched as a option to increase consciousness and funds for the battle between Artsakh and Azerbaijan.
All royalties from the songs’ downloads on Bandcamp went to the Armenia Fund.
In a recent interview, Tankian mentioned of the battle: “At present Armenian folks face an existential menace as Turkish-backed Azerbaijani forces assault residential areas, maternity hospitals, and cathedrals within the Republic of Artsakh, even utilizing cluster bombs, in direct contravention of worldwide legislation.”