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Queen of Katwe

Cinema by the Sea

21 June 2017 · 7:00pm

Cinema by the Sea, The Community Hall, Looe Childrens Centre, Barbican, LOOE PL13 1ET · Get directions

Organised by: looefilms

Certificate: PG

Format: Blu Ray

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a smart, courageous kid from the grindingly poor shanty town of Katwe, in the Ugandan capital Kampala, who became a national chess champion in the face of poverty and personal heartbreak. ‘A film that pulses with colour, vitality and the locals’ natural ebullience, without glossing over grim realities’.

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