An emotionally touching short film about Ugandan violence has become a viral sensation for the nonprofit Invisible Children, racking up a combined 15 million views on Vimeo and YouTube in just 48 hours. But the 30-minute clip, titled "Kony 2012," has also drawn criticism from international policy scholars who feel it oversimplifies and even misrepresents a complex issue.
In northern Uganda, which was ravaged by two decades of war, people do not understand the hubbub around Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The very viral campaign to capture Kony by the nonprofit Invisible Children ha... Read Post
A half-hour documentary about a Ugandan warlord is one of the hottest videos on the Web today, reposted several million times on various social networking sites. The San Diego-based nonprofit Invisible Children produced the film. T... Read Post