Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Queen of Katwe (2016 USA) 124 mins, cert. PG

December 8, 2016

Screenings at 11.00am and 7.30pm

Director: Mira Nair
Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o

This vibrant rags-to-riches tale from Disney tells the true story of 10-year-old Ugandan girl Phiona Mutesi.

Living in Katwe, a Kampala slum, Phiona (Nalwanga) and her mother barely manage to keep their heads above water. However, missionary worker Robert Katende (Oyelowo) opens the door to hope of a better future by introducing her to the game of chess.

queen_of_katwe-banner-600

queen-of-katwe-column-200

 

Phiona is captivated, soon becoming a top player and glimpsing a life beyond poverty.

 

Queen of Katwe boasts a talented cast and offers a rich, nuanced portrait of Ugandan culture.

 

 

This Guardian Review includes a link to a trailer

 

Or here is the Trailer on its own:

 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 8th December 2016

 

Shows start at 11.00AM or 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

– click on the time to make a booking

Details

Date:
December 8, 2016
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,

Venue

David Lean Cinema
Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St
Croydon, Surrey CR9 1ET United Kingdom
+ Google Map