Awaiting for Men / En attendant les hommes

Director: Katy Lèna N’diaye
Country: Senegal, Mauritania and Belgium
Year: 2007
Running Time: 56 min.
Language: Hassania

In the haven of Oualata, in a society apparently dominated by tradition, religion and men, three women practice traditional painting by decorating the walls of the city and unabashedly express themselves. They freely discuss the relationship between men and women.

About the Director

Katy Lèna N’diaye

katylenandiayeBiography: Katy Lèna N’diaye was born in Senegal in 1968 and moved to France at a very young age with her parents. She later worked as a journalist in Brussels, Belgium for ten years. In 2003, N’diaye made her first film, Traces, Women Footprints.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs: 
Awaiting for Men (2008).

Traces, Women Footprints (2003);
Awaiting for Men (2007).