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Queen of Katwe

Rated PG 124 min. 2016

"Queen of Katwe" is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

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Queen of Katwe

Film Credits

Official Site: www.queenofkatwe.com

Director: Mira Nair

Writer: William Wheeler and Tim Crothers

Producer: Lydia Dean Pilcher and John Carls

Cast: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o and Madina Nalwanga


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