Strength of a Stranger (Uganda: 2008)


Mariam Ndagire

Cast list

Draman Mike               Dr. Caesar Sentamu

Farida Nabagereka     Miremba

Mariam Ndagire         Max

Abby Mukiibi              Director (Fictional)

Patricko Mujuuka      The Lawyer


After Mirembe marries the wealthy and well respected Doctor Ceaser, she decides to quit her career as a teacher and become a housewife to prove she is dedicated to her family. Soon after the marriage her husband dies and Mirembe and Doctor Ceaser's wife enter into a legal battle over who will inherit Ceaser's property and wealth, will it go to Ceaser's sister who is also a Doctor or his newly wed wife?


Film Reviews

Locked in Battle for Ssentamu

The Observer: Meet Uganda's film icon Mariam Ndagire

The Observer: A stranger with little strength

Academic Articles (Citations Only)

"Government Feels Threatened, Says Besigye." LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions. AllAfrica, Inc, 14 Feb. 1994. Web. 7 April 2015.

Kasule, Sam. “Telling Our Story’ Conversations with Kindu Uganda Home Movie Directors Mariam Ndagire and Ashraf Simwogerere.” Media and Performance. Rochester: Boydell and Brewer, 2011. 49 to 52. Print