Kony 2012: Part II – Beyond Famous

The new 20-minute film provides more details and context to the Joseph Kony campaign, aimed at pressurising politicians to hunt down the notorious Ugandan warlord.

"Part II gives a closer look at the Lord’s Resistance Army, the international efforts to stop them, the progress that has already been made, and what we can all do to help," the caption on the video says.

The original Joseph Kony video, a half-hour film released online last month, was watched more than 100 million times in less than a week.

The film’s success led to increased scrutiny of Invisible Children, igniting international debate. In northern Uganda, it sparked anger with many claiming the film was outdated and Kony was not longer a threat in the country.

Missing in the film is the voice of the director of Kony 2012, Jason Russell, who suffered a mental breakdown following the overnight success of the video. Mr Russell was found running down a street in San Diego semi-naked and ranting about the devil before police detained him. His family say he is now recovering in hospital.

Joseph Kony Part II includes further detail about Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army and how it has terrorised other country’s including the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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