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Best in Fest: LIYANA

  • Latchis Theatre 50 Main Street Brattleboro, VT, 05301 United States (map)

Encore screening on Sunday, November 11, 7:30pm

2017 Aaron Kopp / Amanda Kopp 77m Swaziland/USA / partly subtitled Animated Drama / Doc

Five orphaned children from Swaziland collaborate to craft a collective fairytale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork as she embarks on a perilous 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. For ages 10 to adult. (Parental Guidance: thematic elements including HIV/AIDS, descriptions of abuse, situations of peril


Earlier Event: November 11
1st Runner Up to Best in Fest: WOMAN AT WAR