One girl's triumphant path to becoming a chess champion.

QUEEN OF KATWE is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from 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. <h5>Class is In Session at an AMC Near You<h5> Teachers and educators, if you’re looking for a unique and memorable way to bring your lesson plan to life, schedule a field trip to AMC. Choose from our calendar of films, or select from our catalogue of educational IMAX films. <a href="https://www.amctheatres.com/amc-educates" style="font-size:18px; font-weight:bold">Make Your Plan</a>

  • 2 hr 4 minPGHDSD
  • Sep 23, 2016
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • David OyelowoRobert Katende

  • Lupita Nyong'oNakku Harriet

  • Madina NalwangaPhiona Mutesi

  • Ntare Guma Mbaho MwineActor

  • Taryn KyazeNight

  • Martin KabanzaMugabi Brian

  • Mira NairDirector

  • Genevieve HofmeyrProducer

  • John B. CarlsProducer

  • Lydia Dean PilcherProducer