I COME HOME TO MYSELF, 45min., USA,
Directed by Kidist Adamu
I Come Home to Myself is a documentary film following Marglucy and Faduma, presenting a portrait of their individual relationships to beauty and beauty work. The documentary contrasts the varied experiences that have shaped their beauty practices as well as their negotiations with beauty work. The film also explores the internal and external forces that influence their beauty ideals and their conclusions. They share an approach to beauty that centers emotions and honors themselves, moving away from beauty as a tool for survival and towards expression and happiness.