Liyana

Director:   Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp
Year:   2017
Language:   English
Time:   77 minutes

Set in the country of Swaziland in southern Africa, this documentary weaves the experiences of a group of orphaned school children into construction of a mythical narrative. Under the guidance of South African author and activist Gcina Mhlope, the live action exchanges of the children are mixed with the animated story they are creating.

Rated G.

Post-film discussion led by Winnie Bernat.

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About the director Aaron Kopp.

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