2 hrs 4 mins
Release date: 2016
Category: Hollywood Movies
Start Cast: Lupita Nyong`o,David Oyelowo,Madina Nalwanga,Martin Kabanza,Taryn Kyaze,Ronald Ssemaganda,Ethan Nazario Lubega,Nikita Waligwa,Edgar Kanyike,Peter Odeke,Maurice Kirya,Esther Tebandeke,Ntare Mwine,
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Living in Katwe a slum in Kampala Uganda is a constant struggle for 10 year old Phiona her mother Nakku Harriet and younger members of her family. She and her younger brother help their mother sell maize in the market. She also helps care for her baby brother. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende at a missionary program. Katende coaches soccer and teaches children to play chess at a local center. Curious Phiona approaches and learns the game. She becomes fascinated with it and soon becomes a top player in the group under Katendes guidance..