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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
12A
Cast
David Kato
Giles Muhame
Solomon Male
Christopher Senyonjo.
Directors
Katherine Fairfax Wright
Malika Zouhali-Worrall.
Screenwriters
Running Time
109 minutes

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Call Me Kuchu
Terrific gay rights documentary


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Plot
Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato fights to overturn the country's brutally homophobic laws and make life easier for his gay and lesbians - or “kuchus". As this documentary shows, the price he paid for his conviction was enormous.


Review
Call Me Kuchu
Damning in its condemnation of the homophobia whipped up in Uganda by fundamentalist Christians, this is an unflinching investigation into the murder of gay activist David Kato. Angrily subjective, but provocative and powerful.


Verdict
As angry and unflinching a piece of documentary filmmaking as you'll see this year.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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