Call Me Kuchu Reviews

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February 5, 2019
The film is well-structured and tells a compelling story of wins and losses in the fight for equality in Uganda.
February 5, 2019
Wright and Worrall's film will hopefully lead to a heightened awareness of an issue that had already caught the attention of the global community, yet in a contemplative, non-sensationalist way.
March 29, 2018
If nothing else, Call Me Kuchu reminds that everywhere gays are challenging the hatred and making steps toward changing the situation.
February 16, 2014
A moving examination of the fight for gay rights in Uganda.
December 31, 2013
Call Me Kuchu leaves you flabbergasted by its portrait of the persecution of gay men and lesbians in Uganda.
December 31, 2013
It's a lesson in courage, in being determined to enjoy one's life even as the authorities threaten to take it away.
December 31, 2013
[A] portrait of a courageous LGBT community partying, organizing, laughing and weeping as it fights for its life.
November 7, 2013
The film focuses on a few activists trying to advance gay rights against the head winds of a brand of Christian religion that openly advocates killing homosexuals.
October 14, 2013
With this heartbreaking premise, directors Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright directed Call Me Kuchu, a revealing documentary that takes a look at how a small group of people are working hard to take Uganda out of this dark ages.
October 4, 2013
The film is impassioned and powerful but not frenzied, riling the viewers' emotions without giving in to them itself.
September 24, 2013
The result is an at times harrowing, heartbreaking and hopeful look at the best and worst humanity has to offer.
August 16, 2013
Stirring, heartbreaking and thoroughly infuriating ...
July 10, 2013
A compassionate, troubling, and ultimately hopeful story that is still unfolding.
June 20, 2013
Both Senyonjo and Kato light up the screen.
June 15, 2013
Eye-opening and enraging. Thanks to Call Me Kuchu, the legacy of David Kato, Uganda's closest equivalent to Harvey Milk, will live on.
June 15, 2013
The efforts of its subjects are inspirational, and could prompt further worldwide attention and support for their cause.
June 14, 2013
This alternately harrowing and inspirational doc puts a human face on the fight for gay rights in Uganda.
Top Critic
June 14, 2013
Horrific and uplifting ...
June 14, 2013
Eye-opening and powerful. A must-see for GLBT Americans and all those concerned about international human rights.
June 14, 2013
A heartbreaking portrait, a brutal wake-up call and a testament to how the actions of a few brave souls can create change.
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