Dir. Mira Nair, USA, 2016, 124mins
Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and offers a chance to escape from a life of crushing poverty.
Special access and wheelchair users please inform the box office at the time of booking that you may need accessibility seating. T:0504 90204.
View similar events >
Queen of Katwe is a feel-good movie of uncommon smarts and passion Rotten Tomatoes