Queen of Katwe

Based on a true story, Queen of Katwe follows Phiona, a young Ugandan girl who discovers she has an amazing talent for chess.

From the slums of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under the guidance of Robert Katende, the local missionary. Her success in local competitions soon presents a golden opportunity to escape a life of poverty.

A vibrant and heartwarming tale about hope and empowerment against all odds.

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“Director Mira Nair has a proven ability to find beauty in the most desperate of circumstances, and Queen Of Katwe is no different.”

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Show Time(s)

Add to Calendar 5:00pm,
Sunday 5 March
BCC Darwin City

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Add to Calendar 3:00pm,
Sunday 26 March
The Darwin Entertainment Centre

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Director

Mira Nair

Year

2016

Running Time

124 minutes

Rating

Country of Origin

USA

Language

English

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