British-Nigerian director Jenn Nkiru won the main Aesthetica Art Prize in 2019. The film Rebirth Is Necessary explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness past, present and future, screening before Black Panther at the BFI London premiere. Nkiru won the Voice of a Woman award at Cannes Film Festival, and her music video for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Apeshit is recognised worldwide. The film Black to Techno premiered at Frieze Los Angeles and has been shown at The Whitney Biennial, MOCA, Los Angeles, and Somerset House, London. She is shortlisted for the 2020 Jarman Award.