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10-year-old Phiona Mutesi (Nalwanga) and his family, Kampala, Uganda, life is a constant struggle in the poor township of Katwe. His mother, Harriet (Nyong’o), is committed to the care of her family and her children fed and vegetables sold in the market to work tirelessly to ensure a roof over their heads. I do Phiona Robert Katende (the Oyelowo), meets a football player turned missionary who teaches local children chess, she captivated. Chess concentration, strategic thinking and risk, requiring a good deal of the skills which are applicable in everyday life, and hope to empower youth with Katende game. Phiona required by intelligence and game and impressed with the shows as possible. The chess battle not recognize natural interest Phiona to have inherited from his mother, Katende want to see starts for her mentor, but Harriet let her daughter, to provide any incentive is reluctant. Phiona as it starts to success in local chess tournaments, and its teaching to write and read Katende to pursue education. She breaks away from her family to focus on advancing, but life quickly through the ranks in the tournament. Her mother finally Phiona, it is helping to meet the nominal capacity of escape poverty and discovers that her family has a chance to excel and to save Katende teams.
PRODUCTION HISTORY AS OF AUGUST 31, 2016
COMPLETEDAs of August 2016
POST-PRODUCTIONAs of January 2016
PRODUCTIONAs of August 2015
Queen of Katwe Movie Releases Date: SEP 23
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