Sensible Responses to “Invisible Children”

Having lived and worked in Uganda, DR Congo and South Sudan, many people have asked me what I think about The Film I Refuse to Name In Print, but other people have responded far better than I can. A few excellent examples:

And just for good measure, it is always worth going back and reading Binyavanga Wainaina’s classic screed for the bigger context.

UPDATE 9 March 2012

Here are some additional pieces I found particularly insightful:

UPDATE 10 March 2012

I have been impressed with the wave of cautious and critical responses to this film and the coverage of these critiques in the media. Here are  some more useful links:

~ by Matthew Bolton on 9 March 2012.

2 Responses to “Sensible Responses to “Invisible Children””

  1. […] posting a collection of critiques of The Film That Shall Not Be Named, I feel it is incumbent on me to suggest some alternative ways […]

  2. […] to the sudden interest in the conflicts in Central Africa, particularly Uganda, caused by the highly problematic film from Invisible Children, I am sure that many congregations are showing interest in supporting […]

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