Feb 21, 2018

New Video: Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Bikes 4 Life​ volunteers came together recently to prepare over 1,000 bikes to donate for a new project in Pakistan with The Akram Foundation - TAF​, and for their ongoing work in Northern Uganda.

Filmed at VISA Global Logistics​, major sponsor of  +Bikes 4 Life By #SemperCrux

Oct 3, 2017

Screening at Columbia University Oct 4

A Brilliant Genocide / Another Fine Mess
Film Screening and Book Release Talk


Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs will screen the powerful documentary A Brilliant Genocide which exposes the true story behind the rise of the brutal warlord Joseph Kony and the Ugandan government's brutal campaigns against the Acholi people. The one hour film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Helen C. Epstein, whose Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda and the War on Terror explores the US relationship with Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni and his involvement in five violent conflicts that erupted shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa. She teaches at Bard College and Columbia's School of Public and International Affairs and writes frequently for the New York Review of Books and other publications.
Ogenga Otunnu, an Associate Professor of History at DePaul University whose two volume study, Crisis of Legitimacy and Political Violence in Uganda (Palgrave 2016,2017) is the only academic work covering Uganda's entire history. He is an expert on the causes and consequences of forced migration, humanitarian emergencies and Africa and Black Diaspora studies.
Milton Allimadi, who teaches at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and is publisher of Black Star News. He comes from Uganda and appears in A Brilliant Genocide.
October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs
Room 1501
420 W 118th St #1410
New York, NY 10027 

Mar 3, 2017

Worldwide TV Broadcast of A Brilliant Genocide This Weekend Only


The first broadcast starts in 1.5 hours from now!

Please check www.rt.com/schedule for updates over the weekend to confirm our airing times.  All times are in GMT! You can watch live from the website or phone app, or on Cable / Foxtel on the RT (Russia Today Global News Channel).

This is the last opportunity to see this film on worldwide TV. Don’t miss out.

Todays Screening on RT - March 3:

10:30am GMT  

9.30pm Australia (AEST)
12:30am Uganda
6:30am - New York

3:30pm GMT

5:30am Uganda
11:30am - New York

5:30pm GMT

07:30am Uganda
1:30pm - New York

Watch on live streaming here if you don't have cable TV:  https://www.rt.com/on-air/

Follow our Twitter and Facebook accounts as ahead of every broadcast we will be posting updates and reminders! 

March 4 Broadcast Times in GMT 
(times may likely change slightly so please check www.rt.com/schedule tomorrow)

01:30am (Aus 12:30pm)
06:30am (Aus 5:30pm)
08:30am (Aus7:30pm)
9:30am (Aus 8:30pm)
14:30pm (Aus 01:30am)
19:30pm (Aus 08:30am)

March 5 Broadcast Times in GMT
(times may likely change slightly so please check www.rt.com/schedule tomorrow)

00:30am (Aus 11:30am)
04:30am (Aus 3:30pm)
05:30am (Aus 4:30pm)

Mar 2, 2017

A Brilliant ‪Genocide‪ Screening Tonight (March 1st) at #BIFF2017 (Beloit Int'l Film Festival)

A Brilliant Genocide is screening tonight at the Beloit International Film Festival, Wisconsin!

If Beloit is in your radar please try and attend, as we would truly love to share this important, and largely untold story with you!

Time / Venue:  7:30pm sharp at Domenico's,  547 E Grand Ave, Beloit!

FYI:  Beloit is just 2 hours drive from Chicago.


A Brilliant Genocide - Official Selection at Beloit International Film Festival 2017 

Jan 20, 2017

Watching the Hawks with Sean Stone


Published on Dec 28, 2016
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Sean Stone interviews journalist Milton Allimadi about the hidden genocide taking place in Uganda and the 2016 feature documentary 'A Brilliant Genocide' which is the first of it's kind to expose the Ugandan regime for crimes against humanity including the most grave crime of all, genocide.

More at www.abrilliantgenocide.com

Dec 7, 2016


UPDATE: RT will be streaming A Brilliant Genocide on rt.com alongside their worldwide TV broadcast on December 9, 10 and 11! 

As for the air time please check the schedule following this link on the day of broadcast:

It will show you the exact time slots when the show will be broadcasted in USA .

All the slots are provided in GMT so just use GMT to calculate the time for Uganda and other countries. I believe the schedule will be available right after 12:00 am. 

RT’s flagship, award-winning English-language channel airs 24/7 from the network’s Moscow offices and is available to more than 700 million viewers worldwide. It covers the most urgent domestic and international issues of our time for viewers wishing to question more and delivers stories often missed by the mainstream media to create news with an edge. 

Spread the word. #EndTheSilence 

Please help by signing the petition here: www.bit.ly/STOPM7 

Oct 13, 2016

The Document International Human Rights Film Festival - Our Doc's Scottish Premiere!

A Brilliant Genocide's Scottish Premiere

A Brilliant Genocide
This is the untold story of how an African dictator has been able to commit mass murder and still get a regular audience at The White House and 10 Downing Street. A Brilliant Genocide is a political expose and human rights documentary that details the untold story of suffering and an unrecognized genocide against the Acholi people of northern Uganda by the current Government, under President Yoweri Museveni, who has for decades been staunch ally to the west. But has the West been hoodwinked by this deceptive devil in disguise, the face of democracy in Africa, the US’s strongest ally in the region and who Clinton once called “a beacon of hope on the African continent”, or have they turned a blind eye and knowingly been dancing with the devil for their own selfish and strategic interests?

Oct 12, 2016

ONE WORLD ARTICLE: Uganda government accused of 'the perfect crime'

Uganda government accused of 'the perfect crime'

3rd October 2016, from Daniel Nelson

A documentary accusing President Museveni and the Uganda army of genocide against the Acholi people in the north is being used to lobby for an end to US aid to Uganda.

A Brilliant Genocide argues that Museveni exploited atrocities by a rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), as a cover for his own “reign of terror” against the Acholis.
The film’s website carries a petition asking the US President to cut arms supplies and non-humanitarian aid, to ensure Museveni and others face justice, and to use sanctions and diplomacy to force the Uganda government to compensate victims of army violence.

After a film festival screening in London last Friday, Olara Otunnu, a Uganda politician, diplomat and former UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, insisted that Acholi culture and civilisation faced “existential annihilation.

“We must address how to resuscitate [this culture] gather the pieces – a Marshall Plan is not big enough for Acholiland today,” he said.

The crisis had been written about and been the subject of reports, but all had been “studiously ignored and brushed under the carpet”.

Director Ebony Butler has said that she started making a film about Joseph Kony, the LRA and the use of child soldiers in 2009 but “along our six-year journey we found some completely untold ‘hidden’ stories that we felt were even more important to bring to light …”

Those responsible for these massive human rights abuses were still in office today, she has written, and continue to enjoy “complete impunity for their crimes”.

Why the title? As an interviewee in the film says: “No food, no hydration, sexual violence from the soldiers who were meant to protect them. That’s why this was a ‘brilliant genocide’ – a silent genocide: perfect crime.”

-Daniel Nelson

Up Next:

The Document Int'l Human Rights Film Festival, Glasgow Oct 21
The 36th Cambridge Int'l Film Festival, Cambridge Oct 22 and 23
The Lone Star Film Festival, Dallas Texas (Sundance Square, Forth Worth) November 10 - 13
In December look out for the South Eastern International Film Festival (SIFF)

Sign the Petition here: bit.ly/STOPM7

May 14, 2016

Adam Branch on Uganda

Adam Branch during an interview for the film 'A Brilliant Genocide' in Uganda 2012.

Adam Branch is currently at Cambridge University however at the time he was a senior lecturer at Makerere University, Kampala.



Displacing Human Rights
War and Intervention in Northern Uganda
Author Adam Branch

Today, Western intervention is a ubiquitous feature of violent conflict in Africa. Humanitarian aid agencies, community peacebuilders, microcredit promoters, children's rights activists, the World Bank, the International Criminal Court, the US military, and numerous others have involved themselves in African conflicts, all claiming to bring peace and human rights to situations where they are desperately needed. However, according to Adam Branch, Western intervention is not the solution to violence in Africa but, instead, can be a major part of the problem—often undermining human rights and even prolonging war and intensifying anti-civilian violence. Based on an extended case study of Western intervention into northern Uganda's twenty-year civil war, and drawing on Branch's own extensive research and human rights activism there, Displacing Human Rights lays bare the reductive understandings motivating Western intervention in Africa, the inadequate tools it insists on employing, its refusal to be accountable to African citizenries, and, most important, its counterproductive consequences for peace, human rights, and justice. In short, Branch demonstrates how Western interventions undermine the efforts Africans themselves are undertaking to end violence in their own communities. Displacing Human Rights does not end with critique, however. Motivated by a commitment to global justice, it proposes concrete changes for Western humanitarian, peacebuilding, and justice interventions as well as a new normative framework for re-orienting the Western approach to violent conflict in Africa around a practice of genuine solidarity.

May 11, 2016

Kizza Besigye: The People's President [Uganda]

We interviewed Ugandan opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye a few years back when we were in Uganda doing research for our film, 'A Brilliant Genocide'.

We interviewed Ugandan opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye a few years back when we were in Uganda doing research for our film, 'A Brilliant Genocide'.

Here's what Kizza Besigye had to say back then about the state of democracy in Uganda and the electoral process (well before the last disputed elections this February 2016... )

Photo Credit: Echwalu Photography
Video by: Atlantic Star Productions
Documentary: www.abrilliantgenocide.com

More videos and outtakes from our research at www.vimeo.com/channels/ABGmedia

CURRENT NEWS: [May 2016]

Ugandan opposition leader under house arrest to stop him holding rallies:

Kizza Besigye, who has ran for president four times and many claim was the rightful winner of this years elections, is being detained at home as police break up public rallies.

There is also a current media ban for an media outlet covering Besigye's Defiance Campaign.

May 8, 2016

Lyandro Komakech - The Rise of Joseph Kony [Official ABG Clip]

A Brilliant Genocide - Feature Documentary (IMDBOfficial Pre-Release Clip [May 2016]

Lyandro Komakech from the Refugee Law Project (and MP for Gulu, Northern Uganda) discusses the rise of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, in the 2016 documentary film A Brilliant Genocide. 

The groundbreaking documentary is currently featuring in festivals across America and Europe and is planning a TV release later in the year, exposing untold stories about the war and western complicity that is shocking audiences worldwide.

A Brilliant Genocide examines the hidden history of the Ugandan regime of Yoweri Museveni. It lays bare the atrocities committed by Ugandan government soldiers against the Acholi people of Northern Uganda since 1986. The documentary is a counterpoint to 'Kony 2012', a viral video sensation which brought worldwide awareness to the crimes committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army under rebel leader Joseph Kony.

Utilising a substantial range of interviews from prominent Ugandan thinkers, opposition figures, activists, exiles and émigrés, A Brilliant Genocide presents an unmatched and uniquely Ugandan interpretation of Uganda’s recent history.

More info and updates about screenings at www.abrilliantgenocide.com

Follow and share A Brilliant Genocide's work and help to #EndTheSilence in Uganda and around the world.

May 2, 2016

A Brilliant Genocide - Documentary Film Trailer

'A Brilliant Genocide' is an expose of how an African dictator has been able to commit mass murder and still get a regular audience at The White House and 10 Downing Street.

More info and details re upcoming film festival screenings at www.abrilliantgenocide.com

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