New Movies | The Queen of Katwe Uganda Movie Premier Release Dates 1st – 2nd October 2016

Posted September 14, 2016 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Movies ~ 4,080 views


Phiona Mutesi, who grew up at in Katwe slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, has become the subject of a Disney movie. The Queen of Katwe tells how she dropped out of school early, but started playing chess aged nine, becoming a grand-master.


It stars Oscar winner Lupita Ny’ongo and British-born Nigerian actor David Oyelowo. The Queen of Katwe Uganda Movie Premier will take place on 1st – 2nd  October 2016. Save the dates! Here is a documentary clip that made Muteesi and earned her the attention of Walt Disney!

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