Crown & Confidence

Women embrace the unexpected confidence that comes after cutting their hair.

  • Bukky Adeyokunnu
    Director
  • Bukky Adeyokunnu
    Writer
  • Bukky Adeyokunnu
    Producer
  • Juliannah Adeoye
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Moyo Bankole
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Lola Adeoye
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Tayo Omolana
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Modupe Oluwalade
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Sasha Pierre-Louis
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Banke Oduola
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 10, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.40:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Washington D.C
    United States
    Premiere
Director Biography - Bukky Adeyokunnu

Bukky Adeyokunnu is a Nigerian-American portrait photographer and filmmaker. She is curious about the world and uses art as a medium to observe, study, and understand it. As an immigrant-American woman, she strives to tell stories of underrepresented communities.

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Director Statement

This mini-documentary examines why women cut their hair and explore their relationship before and after their haircuts. I hope to also explore how maintaining short hair changes the daily experiences women have with others. This video is meant to start a discussion on the conversational gap in regards to black hair.