Women of the Sands – 52min. documentary
In this stunning documentary, the nomadic women of Mauritania tell their stories. Watch the Full film on Journeyman: http://jman.tv/film/3464/Women+Of+The+Sands Or for downloads and more information: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=56431 For centuries, nomads have wandered the unforgiving plains of the Sahara, guided by natural beacons and in tune with the desert's cycles. But desertification is threatening their traditional way of life. The Sahara advances by six miles a year, consuming oases, water wells and engulfing whole cities. In this stunning documentary, nomadic women tell their stories. Filmed in a cinema-verité style, it's a poignant study of a vanishing way of life.