God Loves Uganda Reviews

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
November 21, 2013
God Loves Uganda charts the rise in persecution and intolerance in the African nation as America's Christian right takes its anti-gay fight to new territory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle
October 31, 2013
Watching this film will leave you with some dispiriting questions about America and its values.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
October 24, 2013
You'd never guess the subject matter of "God Loves Uganda" from its innocuous-sounding title.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
October 17, 2013
Williams' alarm is balanced by his measured observation of a group of twentysomethings from the Kansas City-based International House of Prayer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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A.A. Dowd
AV Club
October 11, 2013
Those who demand pure objectivity from their documentaries may stumble on God Loves Uganda, which never pretends to be impartial, probably because it's next to impossible to do so when tackling this topic.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
October 10, 2013
"God Loves Uganda" approaches this intersection of faith and politics with some fairness and a good deal of outrage.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
October 9, 2013
In the best documentary tradition, Williams allows these Christian missionaries and their leaders to speak for themselves, and there is no doubting their sincerity.
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
October 8, 2013
Kudos to the filmmakers for so adeptly laying out the history of American evangelicals' Ugandan mission, and for noting that HIV infection rates there have gone up since the abstinence-only education started.
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James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter
January 26, 2013
[An] unsettling and well-crafted film.
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Justin Chang
Variety
January 24, 2013
On its own angry, preaching-to-the-secular-choir terms, Roger Ross Williams' forceful polemic succeeds to a startling degree.