Rated NR · 90 minutes · 2013

Documentaries often take a headline you find disturbing and show you many more ways it ought to disturb you. That’s the case with God Loves Uganda, which picks up the story of the poverty-stricken African nation’s efforts to launch and enforce an anti-homosexuality law. The punishment—a death sentence—doesn’t seem to conform to a 21st-century view of moral codes, but then you realize where the law is actually coming from and it’s more frustrating. The International House of Prayer is based in Kansas City, and is viewed by many (even beyond the scope of this film) as playing an instrumental role in the so-called “Kill the Gays” bill in Uganda. Exporting the loving word of Jesus, IHOP missionaries are teaching young Ugandans that homosexuality is among the worst sins of humanity. God Loves Uganda is obviously a tough watch, but definitely recommended.
Director: Roger Williams
Producer: Julie Goldman and Roger Williams


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