The life of Ana
SYNOPSIS: When Ana, an overworked factory worker and single mother, unwittingly places her son’s life in danger, she is forced to come to terms with her past in order to make the right decision for her future.
BIOGRAPHY: Mlungiseleli “Mlu” Godola is an aspiring 22 year old Screenwriter and Film Director currently studying at AFDA Johannesburg. Before coming to Johannesburg, he was part of the 2011 edition of the Nab Ubomi Eastern Cape Interschool Film Competition with his short film It’s Wiser To Learn. He has since focussed his efforts towards his two graduation projects in order to hone his abilities enough to be a credible force in the industry. With his films, he’d like to express his view son life, our country and the people who live in it. His Graduation film, Sicela Amanzi (Water, Please), has achieved some moderate success, earning Mlu the Best Director Award at the 2016 AFDA AWARDS. The film then went on to travel to numerous film festivals nationally and internationally, to be screened for audiences in cities like Berlin, Venice, Lagos and Cape Town. Mlu has also worked in television. In 2017 he was selected as the MTV Breaks Director Competition winner which allowed him to direct a scene on MTV Shuga Season 5 (Down South). Mlu is currently preparing to release his Thesis film, titled The Life of Ana.