A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.
Queen of Katwe Synopsis
This is the true story: Phiona Mutesi, a teenager from the slums of Kampala, Uganda, who—inspired by an unlikely mentor, a war refugee turned missionary—becomes an international chess champion. One day in 2005, 9 year old Phiona met Robert Katende, who teached her chess. In 2010 she traveled to Siberia to compete in the Chess Olympiad, The Queen of Katwe will thrill everyone living a poor life.
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated PG for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material
2016 Official Movie Trailer (HD)