Queen of Katwe
Phiona, a 10-year old girl from Katwe in Kampala, Uganda sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess by missionary Robert Katende. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende’s guidance. Her success in local competitions opens the door to a bright future and a chance to escape from a life of hardship. 124 min.
Please note, this film will also be shown on:
Monday, August 7, 10:30 am at The Newark Public Library