Popular Film: Queen of Katwe Tonight
The Popular Film Festival returns with a screening of Queen of Katwe on Tuesday, February 14 at 1:30 & 7:30PM.
USA. 2016. 124 minutes. Rated PG.
The inspiring journey of chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi is traced from her village in Uganda, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world. Directed by Mira Nair, the drama features newcomer Madina Nalwanga and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o.