Phiona Mutesi biopic of a young Ugandan chess prodigy. With 11 years he won the youth championship in his country. Shortly thereafter he could leave Uganda for the first time to go to a tournament in Sudan. And it came to compete at the World Olympiad discipline.
Title: Queen of Katwe
Director: Mira Nair
Writers: William Wheeler
Stars: Charity Rose Pimer, David Oyelowo, Esther Tebandeke, Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Peter Odeke, Taryn Kyaze
Production Co: ESPN Films / Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Productions
Country: United States