Awards Daily is proud to present this exclusive clip from the Oscar-qualifying documentary Yoshiki: Under the Sky. The film is the directorial debut of musician and composer Yoshiki who is known for leading Japanese bands X Japan and The Last Rockstars. The documentary came about during the COVID-19 pandemic when musicians and fans were isolated from each other.
Here is additional detail on the film, which recently acquired an upcoming digital release through A List Media and Magnolia Pictures Home Entertainment.
The music documentary film YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY features the world-renowned rock star and composer leading a global concert featuring today’s top musical artists.Directed by YOSHIKI – leader of rock bands X Japan and The Last Rockstars – the project was conceived during the recent period when artists could not connect with their fans. YOSHIKI has gathered an unprecedented collection of artists for a deeply emotional journey, including a heartbreaking interaction with the husband of a terminally ill fan and a celebration of voices joined from across international borders.With powerful live performances by The Chainsmokers (USA), St. Vincent (USA), Sarah Brightman (England), Scorpions (Germany), HYDE (Japan), SUGIZO (Japan), SixTONES (Japan), Jane Zhang (China), Lindsey Stirling (USA), Nicole Scherzinger (USA), and more, YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY demonstrates the power of music and YOSHIKI’s message to the world that we can overcome any difficulties together.