Sundance 2013 Preview: First Trailer For Roger Ross Williams 'God Loves Uganda' Surfaces

From Shadow and Act Tue Dec 18 2012, 18:47:31

Described as 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, Roger Ross Williams' God Loves Uganda, will make its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival next month. Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Williams says that he seeks to explore a place where religion and African culture intersect. "I am interested in the exploration of religion in Africa, with the goals of understanding and healing. I am the son of a pastor, the brother of a pastor and I spent my life growing up singing...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Mauritius:   New Prime Minister Sworn In (press release)
Government of Mauritius
24 January 2017

Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius yesterday afternoon at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Government House in Port Louis. The Swearing-In Ceremony ... [read more]

Kenya:   Kenya to Get Better Trade Deals With UK After Brexit (news)
The Nation
24 January 2017

Kenya should expect better deals with the United Kingdom once the country completes the process of exiting from the European Union, UK High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey has said. Mr Hailey said ... [read more]

Kenya:   Kenyan Irrigation App Aims to Cut Water Waste, Crop Losses (analysis)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
24 January 2017

System isn't cheap - but for one farmer it has cut crop losses from drought from 70 percent to 10 percent Dressed in brown overalls, gumboots and a hat, John Njeru kneels and scoops up a handful of ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!