Traces, Women’s Imprints / Traces, Empreintes De Femmes


Director: Katy Lèna Ndiaye
Countries: Burkina Faso / Senegal / Belgium
Year: 2003
Running Time: 52 min.
Language: French and Kasem


Three grandmothers attempt to pass their knowledge of the exclusively feminine art of mural paintings to their granddaughters who have left the village to study. Traces is an exquisitely filmed meditation on transmission, education and memory in the context of a changing world.