God Loves Uganda

Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Roger Ross Williams delves into the evangelical movement in Uganda.

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Series
Independent Lens
Premiere Date
May 19, 2014
Length
90 minutes
Funding Initiative
Series and Special Projects
  • Nominated laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    2014 GLAAD Media Awards-Best Documentary
  • Award laurels-r Created with Sketch.
    2011 Mountainfilm in Telluride-Audience Award
  • Producer/Director

    Roger Ross Williams

    Producer

    julie goldman

    Executive Producer

    John Battsek

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    The Film

    God Loves Uganda is a journey into the heart of East Africa, where Ugandan pastors and their American counterparts spread God’s word and evangelical values to millions desperate for a better life. Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place where religion and African culture intersect.

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