What is the story of Queen of Katwe?

Queen of Katwe movie
Check out this new behind-the-scenes featurette to get a better idea of what to expect from Queen of Katwe, the upcoming inspiring biography drama movie directed by Mira Nair and starring Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong’o, and David Oyelowo:

Queen of Katwe – Labor of Love
Plot synopsis:
“Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.”

Do you have knack for chess? And have you ever heard about this young woman before?

The film will be released in theaters on September 23, 2016.

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