An image from the film, Bravo, Burkina! of a man in a suit standing in front of a fountain with a plastic sheet that he has used to cover himself with.

A still from 'Bravo, Burkina!'

Photo: The Sundance Institute

In his Imaginative Debut Feature, Walé Oyéjidé Brings Together Elements of His Life’s Work

The Nigerian American director has long used the tools of his multi-hyphenate trade to expand the ways Africans are seen. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, 'Bravo, Burkina!' gives him a larger canvas on which to paint.