Will not Be Silent: Discovery+ Orders Music Documentary Produced by Selena Gomez and Stacey Abrams

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Will not Be Silent is coming to Discovery+.

The streaming service introduced right this moment that it’s starting manufacturing on the brand new music documentary function produced by singer, actress and activist Selena Gomez and writer, entrepreneur and political chief Stacey Abrams, and directed by Kristi Jacobson (“Solitary,” “A Place on the Desk”).   

Will not Be Silent “will have fun songs which have impacted the world on quite a lot of points and the unbelievable feminine artists behind them,” in accordance with a press launch from Discovery+.

“The movie is a love letter to the ladies in music who’ve used their voices to alter the course of historical past with their artwork and activism.”

“The highly effective ladies we might be highlighting should not solely gifted however have been on the frontline of pushing tradition ahead and holding a mirror as much as political and social injustices,” mentioned Gomez. 

“All through historical past, ladies in music have used their artwork as activism by bringing consideration to points impacting our nation and world.

“WON’T BE SILENT is a celebration of the artists who’ve contributed to bettering the world by their timeless music,” mentioned Abrams.   

“Music is among the most important and provoking components of the human expertise,” mentioned Igal Svet, VP, Documentaries, Discovery+.

“In its strongest kind, music could be each an expression of battle and the gateway to understanding. WON’T BE SILENT will showcase the worth of music by the lens of a few of our biggest feminine artists and their highly effective songs that encourage us in instances of division and strife.

“We admire how passionately Selena makes use of her huge platform to talk out on points affecting her technology and Stacey’s tireless pursuit of change.”

“Along with Kristi Jacobson’s intimate and considerate directorial eye, this movie will shine gentle on these enlightening tales in a method that solely Selena and Stacey can.” 

Producing companions for the challenge embrace Academy & Emmy® Award-winner Angus Wall and Kent Kubena of MakeMake Leisure (“Icarus,” “thirteenth,” “Jennifer Lopez: Halftime”), Aleen Keshishian and Zack Morgenroth of Lighthouse Administration + Media (“Selena Gomez: My Thoughts & Me,” “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry”), Gomez’s July Moon Productions, Abrams’ Sage Works Productions, Academy Award-winner David Seidler (“The King’s Speech”), Clara Hendon and creator Abe Gurko. For discovery+, the chief producer is Igal Svet.    

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