Herdsmen of the Sun

1989    52m
Herzog's documentary of the Wodaabe people of the Sahara/Sahel region. Particular attention is given to the tribe's spectacular courtship rituals and 'beauty pageants', where eligible young men strive to outshine each other and attract mates by means of lavish makeup, posturing and facial movements.
Directed By
Werner Herzog
Written By
Werner Herzog
France 2, Arion Productions, Canal+
Cast of Herdsmen of the Sun
  • Werner HerzogNarrator (voice)

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