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 Malouma, Diva of the Sands

Malouma, Diva of the Sands

A Short film by Cheikh N'Diaye

Produced by Mosaïque Films

Production year : 2005


    The Mauritanian singer Malouma Mint Meidah is the heiress of a dynasty of griots. Breaking with tradition, Malouma took a stand, through her songs, in favor of education and women. The issues she addressed in her music led to her being banned from performing in her own country. After having sung on major international stages, Malouma performs, for the first time in ten years, a concert tour in Mauritania. The opportunity for us to discover the personality of this talented singer, her music, her struggles, and her country.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Mosaïque Films


    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Thomas Schmitt

    Sound Recordist :

    Samuel Abraham

    Music Composer :

    Malouma Mint Meidah

    Sound Mixer :

    Samuel Abraham

    Screenwriter :

    Cheikh N'Diaye

    Editor :

    Thierry Czajko

    Music performer :

    Malouma Mint Meidah

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Portrait

    Themes :

    Freedom, Music

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    52 min

    Production formats :

    Digital video

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