It is the inspiring story based on the journey of “The Lost Boys” who trekked over a thousand miles across Africa to save their lives. Sudan has been involved in a civil war fueled by religious, ethnic, and regional strife since the mid-1980s. Thousands of children experienced unfathomable horrors and unimaginable hardship.
The Song is a modern day adaption of Song of Solomon. Viewers will walk out of the theatre inspired by THE SONG and encouraged to pursue a life of significance yet challenged with the question, “From where does true significance come?”
Sadly, some in the “Christian” culture will probably be offended by the film, others may dismiss the deeper questions raised because they do hit close to home by depicting a not too pretty reality that lies hidden underneath churches and ministries. But hopefully, most will see the parody and humor and appreciate the film’s quality and realness.
I have always had a passion for film. Film is what moves me. I started my career in music of course but I‘ve always loved acting. Three summers ago, I got an email and it was this character description about this project. I don’t know if this has ever happened to you or not, but I just knew I was going to be a part of this project. So, I went to this audition and God just took over from there.
My decision to move outside of the walls of the traditional church literally began with The Voice. My boss is the one who encouraged me to email Mark Burnett about one of my songs on the record called Mercy Tree. At first I thought, “why would he talk to me I was just one of the contestants on The Voice?”
Nestled just below Kijabe, Kenya, in the heart of the Rift Valley Region, sits a village offering hope and possibility to every child entering its gates. In January 2005, Dr. Bob and Julie Mendonsa stood looking over a five-acre plot of barren and dry land at the base of a mountainous landscape in a remote area known as Maai Mahiu.
At one time or another in our lives many of us have been teased, made fun of, laughed at, or verbally or emotionally tormented by someone else with whom we were associated. If you have ever experienced any or all of these things I am sure, like me, you have never forgotten how it feels.