Queen of Katwe (PG)

Saturday 18 February - Sunday 26 February


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Queen of Katwe (PG)

USA/2016/124mins/PG. Dir: Mira Nair. With: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong

In rural Uganda 10 year old Phiona finds her life changed forever when she is introduced to the game of chess. Realising her potential former coach Katende mentors her through the game, but her mother Harriet worries that education is just an impossible dream.

+ Join us for a celebration of the game with Cardiff School Chess Clubs on Sun 19 Feb. Full details coming soon.

"As feelgood stories of empowerment go, this has a ring of authenticity and mixes intelligence with irreducible emotional immediacy"

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