• Released
  • October 11, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 23 min
  • Documentary
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The A.V. Club

By A.A. Dowd
An eye-opening, often-infuriating new documentary.
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Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
[An] incisive and absorbing documentary.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By James Greenberg
Williams is to be commended not only for his filmmaking skill, but also for pulling back the curtain on a most disturbing situation.
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The Dissolve

By Andrew Lapin
[A] gripping, urgent, and often horrifying documentary.
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Kudos to the filmmakers for so adeptly laying out the history of American evangelicals' Ugandan mission, and for noting that HIV infection rates there have gone up since the abstinence-only education started.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A searing look at the role of American evangelical missionaries in the persecution of gay Africans, Roger Ross Williams’s God Loves Uganda approaches this intersection of faith and politics with some fairness and a good deal of outrage.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
God Loves Uganda and recent events make it seem like the time is right for a 21st century raid on Entebbe.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Watching this film will leave you with some dispiriting questions about America and its values.
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The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Running a tight 80-odd minutes, Williams' documentary is as concise as it is affecting and powerful, but he leaves just enough room for some indirect hits at some of the more loathsome subjects of the documentary.
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By Justin Chang
Roger Ross Williams’ forceful polemic succeeds to a startling degree, rightly decrying the use of the gospel to incite homophobia, and allowing the most fervent interviewees to damn themselves with their own proselytizing words.
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77 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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