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Mon, Feb 25, 2013

Special Events ArchiveThe DocYard Presents (previous events)

Call Me Kuchu

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Filmmaker Malika Zouhali-Worrall in Attendance for Post Screening Q&A

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(2012, USA) dir Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax-Wright [82 min]
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 combating vicious persecution in their daily lives.

  • Best Documentary Teddy Award – Berlin Film Festival
  • Best International Feature Film – Hot Docs
  • Amnesty International Human Rights Award – Durban Film Festival

The screening of CALL ME KUCHU will be preceded by PARAISO, a short film from filmmaker, Nadav Kurtz.  PARAISO has been shortlisted for a 2012 Academy Award.


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Celebrating what is innovative, interesting, and inspiring in documentary, The DocYard is a bi-weekly film and discussion series that takes place every other Monday. Their goal is to grow a vibrant, creative community for Boston’s filmmakers, film students and film lovers through each of these special events.

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