Documentary Canada/Uganda 2015 English 1:08:27
And Still We Rise follows the courage and tenacity of Ugandan LGBT activists, as they fought the anti-gay bill in their country and demanded a voice. They feared for their lives, says co-director Nancy Nicol, yet they stood up and even organized a Pride parade. Nicol purposefully worked with Ugandan partners to turn over control of the filming to them, so they could tell their story in their own words.
Nancy Nicol (Professor Emeritus, York University) is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work examines human rights, social justice and struggles for social change. Nicol’s research, writing and creative projects include video art and documentary as well as scholarly publications covering LGBTIQ+ human rights and social movements in various countries including Canada, the US, India and Uganda.