Kanye To Debut Short Film ‘Runaway’ On MTV, MTV2 and BET

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West will debut his new 35-minute concept film Runaway simultaneously on MTV, MTV2 and BET this weekend according to MTV. Following the U.S. debut of Runaway, the rapper, who premiered the film earlier this month at London’s BAFTA scrounging room, will host a live Q&A session at MTV’s headquarters in Times Square.The short film tells the story of Kanye’s relationship with a phoenix played by actress Selita Ebanks, who has crashed to the earth “from another world.”The short film, which was directed by Kanye, along with art director Vanessa Beecroft and producer Jonathan Lia, is an “overall representation” of what the rapper dreams and was inspired by artists like Picasso and Matisse.”It’s been in my heart for a while. It’s maybe parallel to my career. I threw a Molotov cocktail on my career last year, in a way, and I had to come back as a better person,” Kanye West told The New Yorker in a recent interview. Kanye’s 40-minute flick also works in selections from his forthcoming album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy which is due in stores November 22nd.Kanye West’s short film Runaway will debut Saturday (October 23rd) at 8:00 PM on MTV, MTV2 and BET.

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