Prominent Lebanese singer Majida Al Roumy has been nominated for the leading role in a new French documentary film “Ramad Al Founeesheen” (Ashes of the Phoenicians) produced by the French production company Mita Lapord. The film reveal different civilizations in Lebanon a story retrieved from the literature writings of Father Mansour Libky with the help of Lebanese screenwriter Ameen Ma’louf, the London based daily Al Sharq Al Awsat reported.
The film, which is almost an hour and a half in length, is to be shot in Lebanon with musical effects by Lebanese Jan Mary Riashi. Majida is currently occupied with a number of French singers preparing a selection of songs she will be performing in the film.
French directors Romald Siora and Valerie Vanspan will direct the film. The documentary will be produced in honor of the Francophonia in Lebanon, which was hosted this year.
Lebanon’s classical vocalist has recently decided to return to the music scenes after a three-year absence. After her long absence Majida decided to return to the recording studios to work on her upcoming new album. Majida plans to record and shoot one of the album’s song entitled “Hal Tasma’ani” (Do You Hear Me) before releasing her tape in the next upcoming days.
Majida Al Roumi is the daughter of singer/ musician Halim Al Roumi, a well-known composer for the Rahbani brothers. Surrounded by artists and musicians ever since her childhood, Majida Al Roumi started singing for family and friends at an early age. Like so many others who are now famous singers, she had her breakthrough in Studio Al Fan in 1974 – Albawaba.com