‘Kony 2012’ sequel due out Tuesday
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego-based Invisible Children was set to release
a sequel to its viral documentary, “Kony 2012” Tuesday.
The nonprofit released its 30-minute “Kony 2012” on March 5th to bring
attention to Joseph Kony and how he presses Ugandan youth into service in his
Lord's Resistance Army. The video was an instant hit, scoring 86 million hits
“Kony 2012: Part II” will be released today, according to Invisible
Children Chief Executive Officer Ben Keesey and Director of Idea Development
In another YouTube-posted video, the pair said the sequel provides an
update on the Lord's Resistance Army and the steps that are being taken to
support the arrest of its leadership.
Following the release of “Kony 2012,” Invisible Children founder Jason
Russell suffered a public meltdown on a San Diego street corner. His family
said the 33-year-old Russell was extremely exhausted, stressed and dehydrated
when he suffered reactive psychosis just 10 days after the release of “Kony
Invisible Children has sought to bring attention to the plight of
Ugandan children for about eight years but skyrocketed to worldwide fame
following the release of the controversial film.