Events Calendar

Contact Cynthia at Sweet Springs Productions about a program tailor-made for your university, organization, or faith center event.

Thank you for sharing her story in this great film!  I had never known her story. Also, the ending of the film was so powerful, seeing the connection from her to present-day, non-violent protests.” –Connie R. Santa Fe 

Highlights of 2023

November 12, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
Unity Village, Missouri
Unity World Headquarters
Sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia will present the film.
www.kcinterfaith.org


Cynthia with Carolyn Dorrance (left) and Jenny Sheffield of the Institute of World Culture

October 7, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
Santa Barbara, California
Unity of Santa Barbara – 227 E. Arrellaga Street
Sponsored by the Institute of World Culture
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia presented the film.
www.worldculture.org

August 17, 2023, 5:00 p.m.
Chicago, Illinois
The Parliament of World’s Religions (PoWR)
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia presented the film with Dr. Veena Howard, Commentator.
www.parliamentofreligions.org


Cynthia with her Mother, Margaret, to whom the film is dedicated, at the JCCC Program.

April 26, 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Overland Park, Kansas
Johnson County Community College
Sponsored by the Departments of Philosophy, Women Studies and Film Studies
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia presented the film.
www.jccc.edu

April 6, 2023, Time TBA
Champaign, Illinois
University of Illinois
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia will present the film with Dr. Rajmohan Gandhi, Grandson of Kasturba Gandhi, Gandhi scholar, and Primary Consultant and Commentator.
www.illinois.edu

March 16, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Fresno, California
Department of Philosophy, The M.K. Gandhi Center and Jain and Hindu Dharma Initiatives
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia will present the film with Dr. Veena Howard, Gandhi Scholar and Commentator.
https://cah.fresnostate.edu/philosophy/centers/gandhicenter/

February 19, 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Film Festival
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia presented the film and was awarded the “Best Story” award.
santafefilmfestival.com/index/film/kasturba-gandhi-accidental-activist/

February 18, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
Santa Fe, new Mexico
Unity Santa Fe
1212 Unity Way
KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
Cynthia presented the film.
www.unitysantafe.org

Highlights of 2022

Photo of Mohandas and Kasturba Gandhi
August 9, 2022, 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Detroit, Michigan (virtual)

The Citizens for Peace
SNEAK PREVIEW of “KASTURBA GANDHI:  Accidental Activist”
http://www.citizens4peace.com
 
“Excellent!  Hope all the world can see this soon!”
  –J. B.
“The focus on nonviolence was powerful.”
  –C.M.

Highlights of 2021

October 16, 2021, 9-11 am
Global/Virtual

Parliament of World’s Religions
Cynthia presented “The Making of KASTURBA GANDHI: Accidental Activist
www.parliamentofreligions.org/

Highlights of 2020

Center for Universal OnenessAugust 23, 2020
Kansas City, Missouri

Center for Universal Oneness
“Gandhi’s Spiritual Foundation”
Cynthia spoke about Gandhi’s spirituality.
https://cfuo.org/
August 21, 2020
Pakistan and U.S. (Global Program)

“In Search of Rumi”
Cynthia was intereviews on “Peer Talks” with Peer Mudassir.
https://peer-talks.com/
January 25, 2020, 7-9 p.m.
Santa Barbara, California

The Institute of World Culture
1407 Chapala Street
“Gandhi:  A Master of Nonviolence”
(805) 966-3941 • www.worldculture.org

Highlights of 2019

October 10 – 11, 2019
Fresno, California

California State University
“Gandhi’s Global Legacy” International Conference
“Celebrating Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary”
“Gandhi’s Awakening”

Cynthia presented the film and spoke on this topic.
August 26, 2019
Parkville, Missouri

Park University
Center for Global Peace Journalism
“Gandhi: The First Peace Journalist” Conference
Celebrating Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary
With Dr. Rahmohan Gandhi and two others, Cynthia spoke on this topic.

Highlights of 2018

November 5, 2018 2:00 p.m.
PARLIAMENT OF WORLD’S RELIGIONS
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
222 Bremner Boulevard
John Bassett Theatre
“Gandhi’s Gift”
Cynthia presented the film.
312-629-2990 • www.parliamentofreligions.org
https://event.crowdcompass.com/2018parliament/activity/y5N6LBhqBd

Cynthia with Rev. Randy Fikki of Unity Southeast in Kansas City
October 17, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Kansas City, Missouri

Unity Southeast Kansas City
3421 E. Meyer Blvd.
“Gandhi’s Gift”
Cynthia presented the film.
816-841-1402 • https://unitysoutheastinkc.org
October 16, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Overland Park, Kansas

Johnson County Community College
Hudson Auditorium
12345 College Boulevard
Departments of Philosophy and International Studies
“Gandhi’s Awakening”
Cynthia presented the film.
913-469-8500 ext. 3486 • http://www.jccc.edu/events/index.html

Cynthia with fellow speaker and civil rights icon, Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Wife, Kate
October 5, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Pomona, California

California State Polytechnic University
Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major Suite
The Ahimsa Center
“The “Transformative Power of Education: Lessons from Gandhi, King, Chavez, and Mandela” Conference
“Gandhi’s Awakening”
Cynthia presented the program.
909-869-3868 • http://www.cpp.edu/~ahimsacenter/conference/conference_18.shtml

Cynthia with Judy Trautman, President of MultiFaith Council of Northwest Ohio and Compassionate Toledo
June 10, 2018 3:00 p.m.
Toledo, Ohio

Maumee Indoor Theatre
601 Conant Street, Maumee
MultiFaith Council of NW Ohio
Woody Trautman MultiFaith Lecture
Special Advance Screening of “Gandhi’s Awakening”
Cynthia presented the film.
419-375-6535 • www.multifaithcouncil.org

Cynthia with Minister and Board Members of CSL Claremont
March 24 and 25, 2018 7:00 p.m. and 2:00 pm
Claremont, California

509 E. College Avenue
Center for Spiritual Living Claremont
Special Advance Screening of “Gandhi’s Awakening”
Cynthia presented the film.
909-624-3549 • www.claremontcsl.org