Ex-rapper Diam’s on the bill at the Cannes Film Festival

After more than 10 years of absence, the rapper Diam’s will make her big comeback at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, where she will present her documentary “Salam”, announced the Brut streaming platform in a press release.

“BrutX is proud to announce the world premiere and special screening at the Cannes Film Festival of the documentary film Hellowritten and directed by Mélanie Diam’s, Houda Benyamina and Anne Cissé”, wrote the platform that co-produced the documentary.

In his show Boomerang on France Inter, the journalist Augustin Trapenard had mentioned this Friday, April 29, a probable return of the singer to the front of the stage, according to HuffPost. “A crazy rumor electrifies the 7th art, it is rumored that new films could be added to the official selection, including an unpublished documentary signed by the queen of all queens, the diamond of all diamonds, the former rapper Diam’s in person ! “.

In “Salam”, Mélanie Georgiades, her real name, confides “about glory, psychiatry, the quest for meaning and her conversion to Islam”, explains the press release. “She reveals in this intimate and modest story the secrets of her story”, it is specified. The interpreter of “Nocturnal Confessions” and “Young Lady” made several stays in a psychiatric hospital during her career and even tried to end her life. After converting to Islam in 2008, she put an end to her career as an artist to devote herself fully to her family and her faith.

At present, his presence at this 75th Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from May 17 to 28, has not been confirmed.

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