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Liyana is brought to life in innovative animated artwork as she embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. The children’s real and imagined worlds begin to converge, and they must choose what kind of story they will tell - in fiction and in their own lives. This inspiring tale of perseverance is a tribute to creativity, the strength of the human spirit, and the healing power of storytelling.
“GORGEOUS. Unlike any documentary you’ve ever seen before." - Entertainment Weekly
“BRILLIANT. POWERFUL. The world desperately needs to see more stories like this.”- Shadow & Act
"MASTERFUL. Authentic & Bold." - World Pulse
“Part documentary, part animation, and PURE MAGIC" - Sunday Times South Africa
Amidst all the wondrous visuals, both real and imagined, in Aaron and Amanda Kopp’s “Liyana,” the most resonant of them all are the beautiful faces of its young storytellers, gleaming with excitement at their evolving creation. Five children living at Likhaya Lemphilo Lensha, a home for orphans in ...