Liyana

Liyana

DOCUMENTARY

A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. A beautiful animated tale, interwoven with observational documentary scenes, coming straight from the heart of Africa. Born in the imagination of five orphaned children in the Kingdom of Eswatini, who tell together an uplifting story of perseverance, drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams.

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Direction: Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp
Cinematography: Aaron Kopp
Editing: Aaron Kopp, Davis Coombe
Sound: Cody Ball
Music: Philip Miller
Production: Amanda Kopp, Aaron Kopp, Daniel Junge, Davis Coombe, Sakheni Dlamini, Shine Global
Producer/Producers: Thandie Newton, Susan McLaury, Albie Hecht, Lisa Schejola Akin
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Swaziland, USA, Qatar
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 77΄
World Sales: Neaniko Plano, neanikoplano@gmail.com
Awards/Distinctions: (selection) Documentary Award – Los Angeles FF 2017 Jury Award – Olympia IFF for Children and Young People 2018 Rogue Creamery Audience Award – Ashland Independent FF 2018 Spirit of Freedom: Narrative Award-Bahamas IFF 2017

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