Liyana

Liyana

A FILM BY: Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp
STARRING: Gcina Mhlophe

Presented as part of THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL

A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. This animated African tale is born in the imaginations of five orphaned children in Swaziland who collaborate to tell a story of perseverance drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character's journey is interwoven with poetic and observational documentary scenes to create a genre-defying celebration of collective storytelling.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2017
Country of Origin: Swaziland
Language: English
Run Time: 75 mins
Format: DCP