God Loves Uganda

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  • About the Film

    A Ugandan evangelist next to a van

    A journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan and American pastors spread evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life. Inspired by his own African American Baptist roots, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place where religion and African culture intersect, with some unstable, even violent consequences.

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  • Filmmaker Interview

    Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams

    Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, who won an Oscar for his short film Music by Prudence, returned to Africa to tell another powerful story in God Loves Uganda. In this interview he talks about his own church-centric upbringing and how he feared for his life while shooting in Africa.

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  • LGBT Laws of Africa

    Map of Africa

    From imprisonment to worse, anti-LGBT laws in numerous African nations are among the strictest in the world. Find out which countries have laws that punish — or protect — their citizens based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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  • Talkback

    Man preaching in the streets of Kampala

    Missionary work has been central to the spread of Christianity around the world, but is also associated with the spread of ideology and colonialism. Does this film make you think differently about the intersection between faith and politics in the developing world?

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