In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda’s first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combatting vicious persecution in their daily lives. But no one, not even the filmmakers, are prepared for the brutal murder that shakes the movement to its core and sends shockwaves around the world.
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An urgent story, intelligently and poignantly rendered, honoring the life and courageous example of an everyday hero while exposing shocking human rights violations. Its message resonates globally and issues a call to action.
The Teddy Jury, Berlin International Film Festival 2012
AWARDS & ACCOLADES:
Teddy Award for Best Documentary, Berlin Film Festival
Cinema Fairbindet Award, Berlin Film Festival
Second place, Audience Award for Best Documentary, Berlin Film Festival
Top Ten Audience Favorite, Hot Docs Film Festival
Best International Feature, Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Frameline LGBT Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Torino LGBT Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Documentary, Freiburg Gay International Film Festival