Liyana (2017)

  |  Documentary, Animation


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Five children in Swaziland dive into their imaginations to create an original African tale about a girl on a dangerous quest.

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6 September 2018 | sallypenner
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| A MUST SEE FILM: It's a triumphant tribute to storytellers of all ages.
Liyana is one of those rare films that you can't put your finger on because is it a cartoon, live action, a documentary, a fictional story, is it meant for kids, or adults, do I laugh, or cry... And it is everything, and so much more. Set in the beautiful country of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), the orphaned children build and transform their story of Liyana in ways the imagination and those with deep, challenging lives only can. The cinematoghraphy, the animations, the storytelling, and the precious, amazing children all make it a must see film.

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