By Watchdog reporter

The Uganda Media Council has cancelled a film it accuses of promoting gay agenda contrary to Ugandan law.

The Dutch embassy in Uganda has reacted by withdrawing from being part of organizing the European Film festival due to take place in Kampala.

According to the media council, the film The Dinner Club has too much scenes of homosexuality, alcoholism, profanity, sex, nudity, substance abuse and violence.

The Netherlands embassy posted its protest note on its Facebook page, which read, “Screening Dutch fiUganda, Netherlands clash over gay film screening in Kampala
By Watchdog reporter

The Uganda Media Council has cancelled a film it accuses of promoting gay agenda contrary to Ugandan law.

The Dutch embassy in Uganda has reacted by withdrawing from being part of organizing the European Film festival due to take place in Kampala.

According to the media council, the film The Dinner Club has too much scenes of homosexuality, alcoholism, profanity, sex, nudity, substance abuse and violence.

The Netherlands embassy posted its protest note on its Facebook page, which read, “Screening Dutch film for European Film Festival, “The Dinner Club”, has been cancelled.

Unfortunately the Embassy has to announce that the screening of the Dutch entrance for the European Film Festival, the film “The Dinner Club” has been cancelled.
The Uganda Media Council 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.

Please find below the observations by the Uganda Media Council on “the various thematic and technical elements as portrayed in the film”:
lm for European Film Festival, “The Dinner Club”, has been cancelled.

Unfortunately the Embassy has to announce that the screening of the Dutch entrance for the European Film Festival, the film “The Dinner Club” has been cancelled.
The Uganda Media Council 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.

Please find below the observations by the Uganda Media Council on “the various thematic and technical elements as portrayed in the film”:

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