Call Me Kuchu Reviews

December 31, 2013
Call Me Kuchu leaves you flabbergasted by its portrait of the persecution of gay men and lesbians in Uganda.
October 4, 2013
The film is impassioned and powerful but not frenzied, riling the viewers' emotions without giving in to them itself.
August 16, 2013
Stirring, heartbreaking and thoroughly infuriating ...
June 20, 2013
Both Senyonjo and Kato light up the screen.
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 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
Apart from its laudable goal of raising awareness, the film doesn't have much to offer.
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.
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 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
An essential film in the pursuit of civil liberty and the fight against fascism.
October 30, 2012
[A] shocking, moving, enthralling and enraging doc ...