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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.

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Direction: Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp

Original Title: Liyana

Original Language: English

Subtitles: German, Spanish

Film Production Country: Eswatini


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