God Loves Uganda
This isn’t the first film about the struggle for gay rights in Uganda – last year’s ‘Call Me Kuchu’ was a powerful statement on the topic – but ‘God Loves Uganda’ has a particularly interesting spin on the topic: the presence of American Evangelical Christian organisations in the country. Uganda’s record on human rights is notorious: homosexuality is punishable by death, condoms are banned despite rampant HIV and vigilantism is rife. Into this brutal state comes IHOP, the International House of Prayer, a Christan sect based in Kansas City who openly espouse a hateful agenda. Director Roger Ross Williams’s film depicts the brutal impact of intolerance.