Queen of Katwe | Release Date : September 23rd, 2016
I am so excited for this movie, even my seven year old can’t wait to see this movie. Queen of Katwe stars David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o (Oh my gosh!!!). In this movie, which is based on a true story, follows a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda who becomes an international chess champion.
“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.
My daughter is obsessed with chess, yes she is seven years old and can beat my butt any day playing chess. Disney has just released a new featurette to get us all even more excited to see this movie! Check it out below: