Spring Fest Opening Gala: Samite and The Queen
Film in Syracuse (Syracuse International Film Festival)
Price: $25 regular, $10 student
2384 James St.,
7:00 pm: Samite Mulondo performs/speaks
Musician and storyteller Samite Mulondo, a Ugandan refugee, who became an international performing artist, shares his unique story and talent for healing with the power of music.
8:00 pm: Screening: Queen of Katwe
This award-winning Disney feature film tells the inspiring story of the Ugandan girl who rose from poverty to become an international chess champion.
10:30 pm: 20th Anniversary Screening Song of the Refugee
Telly award-winning PBS Documentary chronicling Samite's return to Uganda to bring hope and inspiration to his homeland.
(A pre-event reception and post-screening artist reception are available to Ambassador Passport holders. See website for details.)