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

From Shadow and Act Tue Dec 18 2012, 23:47:31

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...

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