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Queen of Katwe / screenplay by William Wheeler ; producers, Lydia Dean Pilcher and John Carls ; director, Mira Nair.

Wheeler, William, 1967- screenwriter. (Added Author). Pilcher, Lydia Dean, film producer. (Added Author). Carls, John, film producer. (Added Author). Nair, Mira, film director. (Added Author). Nalwanga, Madina, actor. (Added Author). Oyelowo, David, actor. (Added Author). Nyong'o, Lupita, actor. (Added Author). Crothers, Tim. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Queen of Katwe. (Added Author). Walt Disney Pictures, publisher. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main Blu-ray Queen of Katwe (Text) 840191002415745 New Movies - Main Floor Checked out 03/24/2017
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD BLU-RAY FAMILY QUE (Text) 33187004179962 Digital Video Disc - R Available -
 : 49008 [ EM 2017-01-31 @ FCPLR ]
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library BLU-RAY FIC QUEEN (Text) 37500004271264 New Items On holds shelf -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon BLU-RAY F QUE (Text) 34330513069444 AV - Display Checked out 03/28/2017
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield Blu-ray DVD Queen (Text) 78292000362087 New 3-day DVD Collection WWPLW Checked out 03/22/2017

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, California : Disney, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from sell sheet.
Based on the book by Tim Crothers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Special features: Queen of Katwe: their story (a three-part documentary); audio commentary; A fork, a spoon & a knight (short film); In the studio with Alicia Keys; Alicia Keys "Back to life" lyric video; Young Cardamom & Hab; deleted scenes.
Participant or Performer Note: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o.
Summary, etc.: Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material.
System Details Note: Blu-ray; requires Blu-ray player.
1080p wide screen (2.39:1); DTS-HDMA 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Mutesi, Phiona. > Drama.
Women chess players > Uganda > Kampala > Drama.
Poor girls > Uganda > Kampala > Drama.
Kampala (Uganda) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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