The visual reference point for the video comes from Nkiru's parents' Ikwerre tribe. In their Oboni ceremony, they channel the spirit through repetition, instrumentation and movement, going deeper with each tone until it becomes transcendent. Nkiru gives the women in the video the choreography and codes to also go deeper into that spirit-space.

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Filmmaker
Jenn Nkiru
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2018
Medium
DCP
Length
9’
Language
English
Producer
Anna Smith
Production Company
Iconoclast
Sales
Banch Abegaze
Cinematography
Benoit Soler
Editor
Kit Wells
Production Design
Nathan Parker
Music
Kamasi Washington
Cast
Summer Pearl, Myriam Sow, Nadia Adu Gyamei