Uganda Stops Screening of Dutch Film over Gay Scenes

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Screening of Dutch film at European Film Festival in Uganda  , “The Dinner Club”, has been cancelled after the Uganda Media Council  deemed it unfit for public Viewing.

According to a statement released by the Dutch Embassy in Kampala  the Uganda Media Council which is a media regulatory body  denied the film a classification rating and decided that the film should not be exhibited anywhere in Uganda.

“The Embassy deplores the decision of the Uganda Media Council and it will withdraw from participation in the European Film Festival in Uganda.” The statement  from the embassy further led

Below  are the observations by the Uganda Media Council on “the various thematic and technical elements as portrayed in the film.

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