Queen of Katwe (12A)

Screening: Saturday 21st July, 2018

  • 124 min
  • Biography, Drama, Sport
  • Realease date: 30 Sep 2016 (USA)
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IMDB Rating:
7.4 / 10


USA 2016 – Director: Mira Nair
Based on the true story of a Ugandan girl, Phiona, living in the slums of Katwe. Her world changes when one day she meets a missionary who teaches children how to play chess.  She becomes a top player, giving her a chance to escape from a life of poverty.  A uplifting film with outstanding performances.  Running time 124 mins.  Short: Triptych NFTS Student Graduation Film Running time 9 minutes..

Audience Ratings:  Unmissable 36 (51%), Really Good 32 (46%), Good 2 (3%)  Attended 76