Kony 2012 Sequel: Recovering Creator Is Absent


A sequel to the Kony 2012 video that went viral and drew worldwide attention earlier this year, has hit the web. The original movie told the story of Joseph Kony and his use of child soldiers for his Lord's Resistance Army, though the second film takes a more defensive stance and addresses some of the criticisms that the founders have been faced with since then.

The film opens with footage of the various news programmes that covered the original Kony film, particularly those who offered a negative or pessimistic slant. The charity behind the film, Invisible Children, were accused of overplaying the size and influence of Joseph Kony in central Africa, while others claimed the charity were seeking to benefit financially from the video, which was viewed millions of times. The charity's co-founder Jason Russell was recently detained by police after he was found running around the streets of San Diego in his underwear. Russell, who narrated the first movie, is absent from the second as he recovers from the episode. The founder had originally targeted 20 "culture-makers" whom he thought could help the campaign, include George Clooney, Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and Ryan Seacrest.

Joseph Kony Part II includes further details of the dictator's Resistance Army and how it has terrorized other countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Contactmusic

Tags: George Clooney - Taylor Swift - Angelina Jolie - Ryan Seacrest

Advertisement

More George Clooney

Newlyweds George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin Are Living The Dream In Italy

George Clooney and the London-based lawyer/writer/editor/activist/all-round Renaissance woman Amal Alamuddin are yet to be legally married, but they’ve probably had enough wedding parties, ceremonies and...

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Have Tied The Knot!

After months of the media reporting every move to do with their wedding, George Clooney and his fiancée Amal Alamuddin have married in Venice, Italy.The...

George Clooney is Deserved Recipient of Golden Globes' Lifetime Achievement

George Clooney, the Oscar-winning actor and producer, is to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at next year's Golden Globes. Clooney will pick up...

George Clooney Set To Receive The Cecil B. DeMille Award at The 2015 Golden Globe Awards

At the moment George Clooney’s personal and professional life couldn’t be going any better! As well as preparing to marry Amal Alamuddin in Venice, Italy,...

Advertisement

George Clooney to Star in Special Episode of 'Downton Abbey'

George Clooney, the Oscar-winning American actor, has signed on to star in a special episode of ITV's 'Downton Abbey'. Clooney will play a visiting guest...

George Clooney Plans To Tie The Knot With Amal Alamuddin In Italian Wedding

Ever since news broke that Hollywood lothario George Clooney got engaged to his British girlfriend Amal Alamuddin in April, there has been hardly any details...

George Clooney Going after News Corp with Phone Hacking Movie

Oscar-winner George Clooney is ready to put the disappointment of The Monuments Men behind him and dive straight back into directing, helming a film about...

George Clooney To Take On Phone Hacking Scandal On Big Screen

Uh-oh, bad day to be a journalist involved in the phone hacking scandal; George Clooney is coming for you. The actor-turned-director has chosen the events...

Advertisement

Comments

George Clooney Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on George Clooney

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All