Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Queen of Katwe opens Urban World Film Festival in NYC Sept 21-25
Disney’s will be featured on Thursday, September 22 at 7:45 p.m. The film “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. Directed by , the film stars Golden Globe nominee , Tony nominee and Academy Award winner and newcomer . A Q&A with Oyelowo, recently announced as one of Urbanworld’s 2016 festival ambassadors, and Nair will immediately follow the screening of the film.
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