Screening: Awaiting for Men (En attendant les hommes)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Fowler - Lecture/Classroom - A103B - Lenart Auditorium

Meleko Mokgosi Film Series

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Contact

Fowler Museum at UCLA
(310) 267-4007
fowlerprograms@arts.ucla.edu

Website

https://www.fowler.ucla.edu/events/screening-awaiting-m...

Additional Information

Dir. Katy Lena Ndiaye, 2007, 56 min. Awaiting for Men (En attendant les hommes) documents three women in Oualata, Mauritania, an oasis town on the far edge of the Sahara, where they practice traditional painting on the red walls of the city, and speak with candor about relationships between men and women.


Meleko Mokgosi Film Series In conjunction with Bread, Butter, and Power, artist Meleko Mokgosi has selected films that address colonialism, democracy, and liberation across the continent of Africa, themes he explores in his large-scale episodic painting cycles.