In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, 'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams explains how the anti-gay legislation recently enacted in Uganda can be traced back to the direct influence of American Evangelical leaders like anti-gay activist Scott Lively.
This Friday, October 11, God Loves Uganda will open the theaters around the United States and Canada. The Oscar award willing director, Roger Ross Williams, shared with GLAAD why he made the film, as well as what action he hopes the film inspires.
One of the standout documentaries at Sundance this year is the new film God Loves Uganda, which examines the relationship between American evangelical missionaries and the increasingly anti-gay Ugandan religious and political establishments. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams tells GLAAD about the challenges he faced in capturing the story, and why it's so important to tell.