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Truth to Power

A Grammy-winning singer inspires a political revolution in Armenia through his music and message.


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"Truth to Power" directed by Garin Hovannisian is an inspiring documentary that follows the life of Serj Tankian, the Grammy-winning lead singer of System of a Down. The film showcases the musician's journey as a social justice advocate and his efforts to create political change through his music and message. Through exclusive interviews, original footage, and adventures personally filmed by Serj, the audience gets a backstage pass to the life of an international rock star who has revolutionized heavy metal and world events. The film also includes memories from legendary producer Rick Rubin on System Of A Down's early years and its unlikely breakthrough, the bandmates' candid insights about the splinters and highpoints for the group, and stories from Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello on his bond with Serj as social justice advocates and their "Axis of Justice" nonprofit. The film's original soundtrack, composed by Serj, and his critically acclaimed solo work, as well as the iconic music of System Of A Down, adds to the film's overall impact. "Truth to Power" is a must-see for anyone interested in music, social justice, and political activism.



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The Grammy-winning lead singer of System of a Down, Serj Tankian helps to awaken a political revolution on the other side of the world, inspiring Armenia's struggle for democracy through his music and message.

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