Call Me Kuchu Reviews

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June 13, 2013
I'll be surprised if any other movie this year affects me as much.
June 13, 2013
A scary but inspiring film with real heroes and villains.
June 13, 2013
The very best - and, alas, the very worst - of human nature is captured in this heartbreaking and inspiring documentary from Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall.
June 13, 2013
Simultaneously difficult to watch and a must-see.
June 11, 2013
Equally gut-wrenching and inspiring, the documentary Call Me Kuchu beams right from Uganda, the global hypocenter in the ongoing and intensifying struggle over LGBT rights.
June 11, 2013
It's far too soon for a happy ending, but in praising Kato's bravery, Call Me Kuchu at least points to the potential for one.
June 10, 2013
The film provides welcome context for the semi-hysteria that recently took over the U.S. media in regard to Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill.
June 2, 2013
It does the one thing that bigots and homophobes can't stand: it puts a human face on the targets of their unfounded, irrational hatred.
May 9, 2013
A heartfelt human rights gem that exposes anti-gay hatred in Uganda.
February 21, 2013
[An] eloquent, devastating documentary ...
January 22, 2013
Well made, vitally important documentary that is by turns shocking, rage-inducing and utterly devastating.
January 22, 2013
It's a film about vibrant, intelligent people with a real love of life, at times imbued with a joy that, for those familiar with the tragedy it discloses near the end, is almost too much to bear.
January 22, 2013
While a local filmmaker's perspective may have brought more dimensions, the coverage of events here is impressive and on the mark.
November 4, 2012
Such horror, such bravery.
November 1, 2012
There is eye-opening footage of American missionaries declaring Uganda Ground Zero in a biblical war and powerful personal stories of individuals facing violence, intimidation and hatred.
November 1, 2012
The palpable sense of loss and grief testify to how the film-makers have turned what could have been a detached news report into a moving human tragedy.
November 1, 2012
Call Me Kuchu, a documentary about homophobia in Uganda, lifts a rock in that country and discovers the insect life ruling it.
November 1, 2012
An essential film in the pursuit of civil liberty and the fight against fascism.
October 30, 2012
[A] shocking, moving, enthralling and enraging doc ...
October 29, 2012
A timely, gut-wrenching but ultimately hopeful work.
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