Filmmaker and ‘cosmic archaeologist’, Jenn Nkiru, is one of the UK’s most exciting rising directors, with a unique and distinctive visual style. Her films are powerful explorations of black identity including commissions for Nowness, Frieze, Gucci and Channel 4. She has also collaborated on projects with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Kamasi Washington, and was a founding curator of Boiler Room’s video platform 4:3, alongside Elijah Wood, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Peaches. Jenn will discuss her work and upcoming projects, including new archive-based short BLACK TO TECHNO, which explores the origins and impact of the Detroit techno scene.
Black to Techno directed by Jenn Nkiru, is screening at the festival.
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