Liyana Liyana

Dark memories. Bright dreams.

A talented group of orphaned children in Swaziland create a fictional heroine and send her on a dangerous quest.

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Popular Lists

  • Watership Down
  • The Plague Dogs
  • The Secret of Kells
  • Song of the Sea
  • The Breadwinner
  • The Cabbage-Patch Fairy
  • At the Hypnotist's
  • Ballet libella
  • Bathing in a Stream
  • The Burglars

directed by women

films directed by women, in chronological order. always in progress.

  • Willow and Wind
  • A Story of Children and Film
  • Kes
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • A Room for Romeo Brass

Childhood Cinema and the Coming of Age Film

Always adding to this list - please comment with any films missed off!