Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Reviewed by: Ella Taylor
    Jun 14, 2013
    90
    Horrific and uplifting.
  2. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    Jun 13, 2013
    90
    This is a scary but inspiring film with real heroes and villains.
  3. Reviewed by: Ernest Hardy
    Jun 11, 2013
    90
    What makes Kuchu work as taut agitprop, and ultimately to devastating emotional effect, is that Wright and Zouhali-Worrall allow the enormity of the film's political concerns to be telegraphed through the stories, experiences, and astute analysis of ordinary queer folk and their hetero allies.
User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 6, 2013
    6
    In Uganda, it's not only illegal to be gay, they're trying to pass a bill to make it punishable by death. This doc follows David Kato, theIn Uganda, it's not only illegal to be gay, they're trying to pass a bill to make it punishable by death. This doc follows David Kato, the country's first openly gay man, and his fellow activists as they talk about their struggles and literally fight for their lives. There's no technique to this film. It tracks these people, their enemies and the events with an often shaky, out of focus camera. Without any pretensions, it manages to convey the message in a disquieting, yet effective style. Full Review »