Queen of Katwe

Release: 2016
Biography, Social, Sports
Language: English
Director(s): Mira Nair
Producer(s): John Carls, Lydia Dean Pilcher
Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures, ESPN Films, Cine Mosaic, Mirabai Films,
Music Director(s): Alex Heffes
Star Cast:
Madina Nalwanga
Ntare Mwine
Maurice Kirya
Charity Rose

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Mira Nair takes us on a blindingly colorful yet bumpy ride to the slums in a small town called Katwe in Uganda and shows us how a young girl earns the title of the film by playing chess. An unlikely sports film, the movie captures lots of human emotions, but drags along, unable to keep our attention on the 64 squares. (Manisha Lakhe-NOWRUNNING) Read Full Review


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