Liyana

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Tacoma
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6:30 AM, Friday, December 27, 2019
Location: Tacoma (click for map)

“Liyana” follows a number of orphaned Swazi children as they develop a story under the guidance of South African author and activist Gcina Mhlope. Their narrative stars a fictional young girl, Liyana, as she embarks on a journey to rescue her younger twin brothers from kidnapping with her pet bull, and overcomes various challenges along the way. As the students develop their tale, the live action documentary is interspersed with animated scenes depicting Liyana’s adventure. Winner of more than 35 awards and Winner at the LA film Film Festival – a film with a message of hope. Creative images with live action and animated images, wonderful story telling!

Release Year: 2017

Running Time: 77 minutes

Director: Aaron Kopp; Amanda Kopp

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  1. Diane
    #1 Diane 27 November, 2019, 13:18

    This is a beautifully created film and a very compelling story of resilience! Such a strong female figure….

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