Liyana (2017)

  • CHIFF, Family, Animation, Documentary
  • 1h 17m

Liyana is a thrilling, beautifully-illustrated fictional tale of a young girl on a perilous quest to reunite with her brothers. At the same time, it’s a compelling documentary following the lives of five amazing children from an orphanage in Swaziland. Together with their wonderful storytelling teacher, these bright and captivating youngsters transform their difficult experiences through narrative to collectively craft Liyana’s tale. An ode to the power of storytelling and the strength of the human spirit, Liyana is an uplifting, genre-defying film not to be missed.

Recommended for ages 10+


Amanda Kopp


Aaron Kopp


English, SiSwati


Swaziland, Qatar, USA