System of a Down releases Armenian genocide documentary

System of a Down - Screamers movie

Stepan Haytayan is the grandfather of Serj Tankian, the lead singer of System of a Down. Haytayan is a survivor of the Armenian genocide where 1.5 Armenians were slaughtered by Turks in 1915.

The band has made a documentary about it, Screamers. It deals with the genocide and the continued refusal of many to accept that it happened.

Official movie website

Documentary feature examining why genocides keep occurring — from the Armenian genocide in 1915, to the Holocaust, Bosnia, Rwanda and now Darfur — through the eyes and music of the Grammy award-winning rock band ‘System of a Down,’ based in Los Angeles, whose members are all grandchildren of genocide survivors.

Successive Presidents and corporate interests have conspired to turn a blind eye to genocides as they are happening â┚¬â€œ whether it be Iraqi Kurds in the 80s, Rwanda in the 90s or Darfur today. After the Holocaust, we may say ‘never again’ — but we don’t mean it.

YouTube video, with System of a Down live.


  1. Yeah yeah armenian genocide…what a big lie. and still u dogs are barking. and what about the 2 million turks which have been slaughtered by you? and the azeri turks which are still being killed due to youre endless greed? everyone in this goddamn world knows what shit you are doing and still no one dares to say because u are supported by big countrys like USA etc.. but beware sooner or later you´ll get what u deserve….btw system u should stop talking shit and listen to much more than ure lying grandfather. hes the one who belongs to the murders. you were the ones who raped women in front of their husbands, you were the ones who burned people alive, u were the ones who tore the unborn children out of the stomaches of pregnant woment and through them on the ground. you lying animals you will pay for youre endless crimes…

  2. to:the truth

    Well you are a turk fo sure. That was genocide, you, turks, had been killing innocent people because your nation is not a human nation.

  3. To: the truth: I know people that went through this. It Is Not A Lie!!!!!!! >:( These people survived this, and they have to listen to people like you!! That is sick, wrong, and just not right!

  4. To: The truth: It happends. Armenian genocide. ur people and goverment are just lying for themselfs

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