First Short film by Mahla Filmes, shot in September 2009, in Maputo.

MAHLA (Scriptwriter & Director: Mickey Fonseca | Production: Mahla Movies – 2009)

Ermelinda, a nurse at Hospital Central de Maputo, finds that she is pregnant and decides to leave her abusive, alcoholic husband, Jerry.
On the bus home to get her son, Nelito, something horrible happens, questioning Ermelinda’s humanity.

Mahla on IMDB


About The Author
- Pipas Forjaz graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Film&Video in 1995. In the last 15 years he has worked as a producer, cameraman, editor and director of several productions, documentaries, TV ads, short and feature films (including internationally acclaimed productions), music clips,Public Service Announcements, TV series and other TV shows.