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Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto ("Requiem for a Dream," "Dallas Buyers Club") and his band Thirty Seconds to Mars as they fight a relentless lawsuit with record label Virgin/EMI and write songs for their album "This Is War." Opening up his life for the camera during months of excruciating pressures, Leto reveals the struggles his band must face over questions of art, money and integrity.

  • DirectorBartholomew Cubbins
  • Runtime: 1 hr 43 min
  • StudioFilmBuff
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Artifact

Very insightful, loved it!

Great insight into the reality of the music industry. Sad to see what Jared & co. went through during that time. This documentary is a testament to their strength, their willpower, their set of values and real passion for music. Another great documentary from one of the best artists and human beings out there.

Samantha Burda
Not the one with 30 seconds to mars

This isn't the artifact that Jared Leto is in. I almost bought it on accident. Wish amazon would sell it on DVD. This is about a different band.

Amazon Customer

Very informating about the music industry. It opens my eyes on how music business actually works and no one ever knew anout unless you were involved. Very real and honest like any documentary.

M. Pilkerton
Three Stars

It was ok. If I was a 30 fan, I might have given it 4 stars........maybe.

Bryan Crosby
One Star

This is not the DVD for 30 seconds to Mars as some reviews elude to.

Amazon Customer
A compelling and honest look at the world of music..

An excellently made documentary that shows the real battle that almost every artist faces in the music industry. Not only is this educational in the field of the music business but it also shows what goes on behind the scenes to create the wonderful music that 30 Seconds to Mars does. The integrity and willingness to fight for what is just that they display is rare these days and everyone can learn something from this piece of work.

Five Stars

If you love 30 Seconds to Mars or music at all this is worth the watch. I love this!