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Foreign Film Friday: Queen of Katwe

Foreign Film Friday: Queen of Katwe

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FROM UGANDA: A young girl struggling in the slums of rural Uganda has her world rapidly changed when she is introduced to the game of chess. As a result of the support she receives from her family and community, she is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of escaping a life of poverty, saving her family, and becoming an international chess champion. The film stars Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo, Oscar winner and Tony Award nominee Lupita Nyong'o, and newcomer Madina Nalwanga. No registration necessary. Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray.

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Foreign Film Friday: Queen of Katwe