Queen of Katwe
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Dir. Mira Nair. 2016. 124 minutes. Digital Projection. Rated PG. With Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo. Based on a true story, director Mira Nair’s stirring film introduces us to Phiona Mutesi, a young girl from the Uganda slum of Katwe whose life changes rapidly after she learns the game of chess in 2011. With the support of family and community she finds out what it means to dream big. Recommended ages 10+
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