The Distant Boat

The Distant Boat: A Perilous Journey of Self-Discovery

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The Distant Boat is a feature-length drama with an aim to stir the heart of the African church toward greater involvement in missions. It  tells the fictional story of Max, a young urban Kenyan who has it all: a dream job, a best friend, and a girl he hopes to marry. In the midst of a crisis, Max is befriended by a poor Muslim fisherman named Yousef— an encounter that radically changes his life and perspective.

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Sundance 2013: ‘God Loves Uganda’

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In God Loves Uganda documentarian Roger Ross Williams casts a critical eye on the presence and growing influence of evangelical Christianity on the African continent. The film focuses on Uganda in particular, where local religious leaders fueled by Kansas’s International House of Prayer tirelessly work towards promoting legislation that could threaten the lives of LGBT Ugandans.

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