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‘I Am Not Alone’ Review: Looking Back on an Uprising

By Ben Kenigsberg | NY Times In 2018, the president of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, facing term limits, sought to stay in power by having members of his party in the country’s parliament elect him as the prime minister; a constitutional referendum in 2015 had transferred most of the president’s powers to that position. Critics of the right-wing Sargsyan saw that as an autocratic move. In protest, Nikol Pashinyan — a Parliament member and former political prisoner and newspaper editor — started what became a nationwide movement. The documentary “I Am Not Alone,” directed by Garin Hovannisian, offers an account of how, in less than a month, Pashinyan’s efforts to prevent Sargsyan from hanging on grew from a march to a nonviolent revolution....

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Serj Tankian on Watching ‘I Am Not Alone’ In Light of Armenia’s Current Troubles

By Gary Graff | Billboard Serj Tankian on scoring 'I Am Not Alone' and viewing it in light of recent developments. Much has happened in Armenia — and much of it troubling — since the documentary I Am Not Alone was filmed during the 2018 revolution and subsequently premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. But System of a Down’s Serj Tankian is confident that Garin Hovannisian film’s triumphal tone holds up as it opens wide on Sept. 17 via Virtual Cinema. Read full article: Serj Tankian on Watching ‘I Am Not Alone’ In Light of Armenia’s Current Troubles

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'I Am Not Alone' documentary follows 2018 Armenian Revolution

By Araksya Karapetyan & Kelli Johnson | FOX 11 Los Angeles LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Garin Hovannisian and System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian talked about the new documentary 'I Am Not Alone,' which follows the non-violent yet successful 2018 "Velvet Revolution" in Armenia.  Read full article: 'I Am Not Alone' documentary follows 2018 Armenian Revolution

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Serj Tankian, Anna Hakobyan & Director Garin Hovannisian on Their Powerful Documentary ‘I Am Not Alone’

By Steve Weintraub | Collider One of my favorite films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival was director Garin Hovannisian’s I Am Not Alone. The documentary chronicles the 2018 Armenian revolution which unbelievably started with one man, Nikol Pashinyan, leading a two-week march across the country that ended in the main cities central square. Along the way, Pashinyan was broadcasting live on Facebook and trying to build an organic groundswell of support to show that overthrowing the Prime Minister, Serzh Sargsyan, was possible and they could do it without firing a single bullet. While the original plan didn’t work the way everyone intended, the documentary captures what happened as things took a turn in their favor as the group started using a new...

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