CGiiilogo

Latest Shorts...

  • Spectrum
  • Touch
  • When I'm Her
  • In the Air Tonight
  • Total Catch
  • Beauty Boys
  • Damn Right + Apologize
  • Getting Closer
  • Goldilocks and the Three Families of Bears
  • Modern Queer Heroes
  • Oxtail Soup
  • Sebastienne
  • FagDyke Cruising
  • Octavia's Visions
  • PARTNER - Big Gay Hands
  • Photographing Bisexuality
  • Build Black Futures
  • Felt Right Then, Feels Right Now
  • I Do Not Belong in This Body
  • Masisi Wouj
  • No Historical Precedent
  • Would you Realise that I'm a Survivor?
  • Have You Ever Thought Why?
  • Spinach and Eggs
  • Never Tell Anyone About This
  • Closets
  • Drag Manifesto (The)
  • It'll Be Over Soon
  • Middle of the Lake (The)
  • Eat the Rainbow
  • Cruising: Other Ways of Love
  • Have We Met Before?
  • Muhurtora - Bouquet of Moments
  • Pride of Lions
  • River
  • Shivanum-Mohiniyum
  • Stargazing
  • Threesome
  • Naomi Replansky at 100
  • Solstice

Rebirth is Necessary

Country: UK, Language: English, 10 mins

  • Director: Jenn Nkiru
  • Writer: Jenn Nkiru

CGiii Comment

A wee something to make you think!

Brilliantly pieced together.


Watch...

The(ir) Blurb...

Rebirth Is Necessary is a film which explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness in a realm where time and space are altered. The now, the past and the future are rethought and reordered to create something soulful and mind bendingly visceral. Unfolding through the gaze of Jenn Nkiru, it is an audio - visual feast which pulls on broad yet unique sound and visual references to push the story forward. The soundtrack features music and sounds from James Baldwin, Sun Ra, Chance The Rapper, Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment, Rotary Connection, Pharaoh Sanders and Shafiq Husayn. It also includes quotes and moments from Alice Coltrane, Audre Lorde, Kwame Nkrumah, Sun Ra and James Baldwin.

Cast & Characters

Bella Sontez