Part of Kanye West’s greatness lies in his ability to stand in two
worlds at once. He’s both an impossibly rich frontrunner and a perpetual
And, of course, there’s this: In the same week he showed up in a trailer for the new season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Weezy will also debut his new short film Cruel Summer at the Cannes Film Festival.
The rapper announced today that he’ll present the film at the
festival on Wednesday. West and his creative collective DONDA will
screen the “short art film” out of competition in Cannes. The release
promises “a fusion of short film and art installation” and an “immersive
seven-screen experience.” It will remain open to the public for two
days following its premiere.