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Queen of Katwe

Summary: 

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 th

Genres: 

Sports films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Drama.

Release Date: 
2016
Item Type: 
DVD
Language: 
English
Call Number: 
PN1995.9.F34 Queen of Katwe DVD
Rating: 
MPAA rating: PG for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material CHV rating: PG.
Subjects: 

Women chess players
Poor girls
Poor girls.
Women chess players.
Poor girls

Cast & Crew: 

Wheeler, William, 1967- screenwriter.
Pilcher, Lydia Dean, film producer.
Carls, John, film producer.
Nair, Mira, film director.
Oyelowo, David, actor.
Nyong'o, Lupita, actor.
Nalwanga, Madina, actor.
Kabanza, Martin, actor.
Heffes, Alex, composer.
Brown, Barry Alexander, editor of moving image work.
Bobbitt, Sean, director of photography.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Crothers, Tim. Queen of Katwe.

Company Credits: 

Walt Disney Pictures, presenter, publisher.
ESPN Films (Firm), presenter.
Cine Mosaic (Firm), production company.
Mirabai Films (Firm), production company.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.

Bib Record Number: 
b23331094
Item ID: 
i16022221