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  • Jesse Bernstein, Director
  • Andy Weiss, Producer
  • Michael Abbott, Producer
  • Jesse Bernstein, Producer
  • Playing for Change, Producer

Illustrated poster of a man holding a guitar

About the Project

After losing his father and brother to corrupt armed forces in the Congo, Mermans 'Mofaya' Mosengo had no choice but to escape. This is a real life epic adventure about how Mofaya smuggled himself across Africa in trains, planes and automobiles, in search of a better life. Mofaya's musical talent became his spiritual passport that has inspired millions of people around the world.