In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious persecution in their daily lives.

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@AfricasaCountry She also stood in solidarity w/ Longjones Wambere & LGBTQ Ugandans this weekend @ the #glaadawards pic.twitter.com/3rrbqMZzvZ 2 days ago · reply · retweet · favorite

RT @fetsiboomsticks: #Queers ~ #Uganda #AHB alert. Keep an eye out for this tomorrow. fb.me/7gRGwa7zy 2 days ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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Reviews

  • "The film-makers have turned what could have been a detached news report into a moving human tragedy" 4The Guardian
  • "Call Me Kuchu leaves you flabbergasted" 4The Times
  • "Harrowing and brave documentary" 4Little White Lies
  • "A timely, gut-wrenching but ultimately hopeful work" 4Total Film
  • "As angry and unflinching a piece of documentary filmmaking as you'll see this year" 4Empire Magazine
  • "Shocking, moving, enthralling and enraging " 4Time Out
  • "A terrifying wake-up call for anyone with even a passing interest in basic human rights" 4The Irish Times
  • "The resolution of Kato and his activists to risk their lives for a better world eclipses all of the grim realities" 4The Daily Express