Madonna has revealed that she has a secret project coming and that she wants to start a revolution, but it's not through music. The pop icon will release secretprojectrevolution, a 17-minute film she co-directed with Steven Klein, on September 24 through BitTorrent.
The film is part of Art For Freedom, an online initiative designed to promote free of expression, curated by VICE. The public will be welcome to join the project promoting personal freedom or protest by uploading their own video, music, poetry, and/or photography and tagging the posts #artforfreedom.
"My goal is to show by the example of secretprojectrevolution my creative commitment to inspire change in the world through artistic expression," the "Express Yourself" singer said in a statement. "I hope my film and other submissions to Art For Freedom will be a call-to-action and give people a place to voice their own creative expression to help fight oppression, intolerance and complacency."
Madonna has put those sentiments into action, speaking out against Russia's incarceration of punk band Pussy Riot, who remain locked up for their performance of a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin. She also raised the ire of Russian officials by speaking out in favor of gay rights during her 2012 tour there, distributing pink wristbands to fans to show "love and appreciation to the gay community," in defiance of a law prohibits promoting homosexuality.
Madonna's film will be distributed as part of a BitTorrentBundle with in HD and 2K versions along with bonus content, including an interview and message from Madonna and trailers and still photos from the film shoot.
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