Malawian Filmmaker Flora Suya is promising a great production in her upcoming movie, titled Dear Pen Pal.
The film will be premiered this month in Lilongwe and Blantyre.
Suya, who has been in the industry for over a decade and started her career with Wakhumbata Ensemble Theatre in 2004.
She came up with the idea of the romance film after being inspired by the uniqueness of some couples.
The new movie is about Pen Pals called Prisca and Steve. They agree not to exchange pictures as a measure of making their first meeting exciting.
However things do not go as planned and this changes both of their lives forever.
When the meeting day finally comes, Ian, envious of Steven’s profound love for Prisca, deceives Prisca into believing that he is Steve. They end up having sex. The sexual encounter leads into pregnancy.
Suya’s last movie, My Mother’s Story won an Achievement for a Feature Narrative award at Silicon Valley African Film Festival in the United States of America.
Apart from movie making, Suya also produsces and directs, television series Spouses and Workmates.
She is among the few female filmmakers in the country who have made a name for themselves locally and internationally.