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Jenn Nkiru, Rebirth Is Necessary, 2017

Jenn Nkiru Presents: New Transmissions, New Pathways (A Celebration of Established and Emerging POC and Women Artists)

1 Nov 2017

The film screening is now sold out, but you can try the returns queue at the ICA Box Office on the day of the event. We will release any uncollected guest tickets ten minutes before the event starts. You are also more than welcome to join us for the free afterparty in the ICA Theatre from 8.30pm – midnight

Artist and film director Jenn Nkiru presents an evening of screenings, discussion and music celebrating POC and women artists. The evening begins with a showcase of Random Acts films from a selection of leading talent including Cecile Emeke, Ayo Akingbade, Naomi Berrio Allen, Stephen Isaac Wilson, Emily Mulenga, Yero Timi-Biu and Jessica Ashman. The filmmakers join us afterwards for a panel discussion moderated by Nkiru.   

A short reading from writer Belinda Zahwi follows, introducing a screening of Nkiru's new short film Rebirth Is Necessary, a celebration of Black diasporic culture, past, present and future.    

The evening ends with a panel discussion with Jenn Nkiru and her creative team, including costume designer IB Kamara, movement director Ivan Blackstock, sound mixer/designer Fred Pearson, editor Kit Wells, production designer Natasha Piper and colourist Tim Smith, moderated by the ICA’s Head of Communications Daryoush Haj-Najafi

Please join us for the afterparty in the ICA Theatre. We continue the evening with drinks and DJs BBZ, Born n Bread and Touching Bass from 8.30pm – midnight 

Rebirth Is Necessary is commissioned by Nowness and produced by Iconoclast


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