© Antony Gormley's Waste Man commissioned by Artangel for Penny Woolcock's feature film Exodus
Director: Ella Pugliese, Iliana Estañol (Germany/ France)
Run time: 46'
Location/Ethnic group: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Language: In French and Morée with English subtitles
Production/Distribution: Tristina Films, Lost Productions
The story of three street kids from Burkina Faso who live in the capital, Ouagadougou, taking each day as it comes. Once every two years, their lives are transformed with the arrival of tourists and film-makers for the biggest film festival in Africa, FESPACO. It is an opportunity to earn some money from the visitors. The kids also have the rare chance of getting on stage and becoming protagonists in their own way. It is the time when their dreams could come true.