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Review: Disney’s Queen of Katwe is elevated by Family and Chess

The setting of Disney’s new sports film Queen of Katwe is as unconventional as the setting is removed from the usual sports movie. The story follows 9-year-old Phiona Mutesi as she struggles to survive in the poverty-stricken slums ot Katwe, Uganda. Her mother, Harriet, tries… Read More »Review: Disney’s Queen of Katwe is elevated by Family and Chess

Queen of Katwe – TV Spot: Never Surrender

Disney’s Queen of Katwe is the true story of a young girl who rises from the streets of rural Uganda to compete on the world level in the very intense Chess tournament circuit. The powerful film stars David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, and newcomer… Read More »Queen of Katwe – TV Spot: Never Surrender

Disney’s Queen of Katwe – new trailer

We’re excited to share a brand new spot for “Queen of Katwe,” a powrful life-fulfilling new ‘based on a true story’ movie from Disney. Directed by Mira Nair, the film starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o will make its world premiere at the Toronto International… Read More »Disney’s Queen of Katwe – new trailer