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'God Loves Uganda' Director Roger Ross Williams On The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams discusses his powerful exposé on 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.'


This past Monday, filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, director of the Oscar-nominated God Loves Uganda, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss his powerful exposé on the proxy cultural war being waged by U.S. evangelicals in Uganda, a timely discussion in light of this week's news that President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act into law in Nigeria. Watch Williams discuss how growing up in the church led to the development of God Loves Uganda, the role that the same evangelicals exposed in his film are having in Nigeria's anti-gay legislation, and more below.

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In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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