Liyana (2017)

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.

Genres: Documentary | Animation

Country: Swaziland | Qatar | USA

Language: English

Release Date: 10 October 2018 (USA)

Filming Locations: Swaziland

Directors: Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp

Star: Gcina Mhlophe

Review Scores

  • IMDb Rating - 7
  • Metacritics - 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 10
  • Audience Score - 10