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Published on April 23, 2016

ANYA – 20 years in the life of a Russian orphan.

ANYA is a unique online initiative to support Irish charity ‘To Russia With Love’. The idea is simple – watch the film and if you like it, say thanks by sending a donation to the charity. We like to look on it as visual busking!

Donating is easy. Either text “HUG” to 50300 and donate €4 (IRELAND ONLY), send a tip via the TIP JAR (all tips will be forward on to the charity) or visit: and donate online. Thanks.

Praise for ANYA

WINNER – Community Recognition Award Dublin animation Festival 2014
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Alliance Business To Arts Awards 2014
Hsin-Yi Children’s Award Nominee Taiwan
Shortlisted Best Animation – Fastnet Film Festival Ireland
Best Animation Nominee – Hang On To Your Shorts

This gorgeous film will move you. A gem. –
Beautiful and wonderful – Sunday Independent
Amazing – Arena Arts Show RTE Radio.
Touching – Harper’s Bazaar Russia.
Unique – Metro
A great little film –
This wonderful Irish animation will melt your heart – Daily Edge.
Inspirational –
Stunning – Joe Duffy Broadcaster.
Beautiful and moving – Lavenir Newspaper Belgium
This splendid cartoon will shake your groove – PURE FM Belgium

ANYA is produced by Brown Bag Films.

Written and Directed by Damien O’Connor
Produced by Edel Byrne
Music by Darren Hendley
Vocals by Lisa Hannigan
Narrated by Chulpan Khamatova

Title: ANYA
Duration: 5:30 min
Year of Production: 2014

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