Queen of Katwe Synopsis
A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world chess champion.
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Queen of Katwe

By panafricanfoodie
First film in ages, if ever, about Africa/Africans that does not star a white savior or wildlife. Great story, excellent casting, and beautifully shot. Even the pile of garbage with a pig rooting...

Amazing Story!!! Great for the whole family!

By stacybrn
I'm probably most impressed with the directing, scripting and casting. This movie scores so high in these categories, that it gave an opportunity for every character to be well developed. I cried,...

Worth seeing

By ticket10
Geary actors and story!...

Worth it.

By jlegba
great movie and vast. I wish that more people came out to see it. the emotions were real. I went to see with my 12 years old daughter and after she told me "Mom I understand now when you say some...

Absolutely loved this film!! ??????????

By Marcellasimmons1
Wow!!!! What a powerful message of #Love #Resilience #Poverty #Overcoming ?????????? Loosing does not make you a loser and failure isn't final!!!! #QueenofKatwe #Lupita #BringTheFlavorToTheRice...

Loved it!

By tmbocage
This movie is so inspirational. My 2 daughters and I saw it and enjoyed. I recommend everyone go and see this movie....


By psylocke72
My 12y.o. daughter asked to see this movie, which was an unusual choice for her. I was expecting to be a little bored since I lean more towards sci-fi and super heroes. This movie blew me away. ...


By tanehas

Can Anything Good Come out of Katwe

By LISlate
I loved this true story. Poor, Uneducated, and a Girl. Most people in her community thought that her only purpose in life was to service men. They didn't want her to even dream of a better life. ...

By tasteful1
Lovely, slow-moving, slightly disjointed movie. 30 minutes too long. Beautiful use of colors throughout-- from the clothes, to the streets-- color, color, color! A real eye-opener for the amazing...

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Rated PG | For Thematic Elements, Some Suggestive Material and An Accident Scene
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Inspiring true tale of girl Ugandan chess champ.
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