En attendant les hommes

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En attendant les hommes
Directed by Katy Léna N'diaye
Produced by Neon Rouge ASBL
Screenplay by Katy Léna N'diaye
Music by Erwin Vann
Cinematography Herman Bertiau
Edited by Yannick Leroy
Release dates
Running time
56 min.
Country Belgium

En attendant les hommes is a 2007 documentary film about women muralists in Oualata, Mauritania. In this town on the far edge of the Sahara desert, three women practice traditional painting, and decorate the walls of the town. In a society apparently dominated by tradition, religion and men, these women unreservedly express themselves and comment freely on the relationship between men and women.[1]


  1. ^ Pialeprat, Sarah (Webzine n°122, December 2007). "En attendant les hommes de Katy Lena Ndiaye". Cinergie (in French). Belgium. Retrieved 18 March 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)