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Queen of Katwe / Disney presents ; in association with ESPN Films ; a John B. Carls, Cine Mosaic, Mirabai Films production ; a Mira Nair film ; screenplay by William Wheeler ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, John Carls ; directed by Mira Nair.

Wheeler, William, 1967- (screenwriter.). Pilcher, Lydia Dean (film producer.). Carls, John (film producer.). Nair, Mira (film director.). Oyelowo, David (actor.). Nyong'o, Lupita (actor.). Nalwanga, Madina, (actor.). Kabanza, Martin (actor.). Heffes, Alex (composer.). Brown, Barry Alexander (editor of moving image work.). Bobbitt, Sean (director of photography.). Crothers, Tim. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Queen of Katwe. (Added Author). Walt Disney Pictures (presenter,, publisher.). ESPN Films (Firm) (presenter.). Cine Mosaic (Firm) (production company.). Mirabai Films (Firm) (production company.). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (film distributor.). David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 44 of 45 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 45 total copies.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, California] : Disney, [2017]
  • Distributor: Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the ESPN Magazine article and book by Tim Crothers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Special features: audio commentary; Alicia Keys "Back to life" lyric video; young Cardamom & Hab "#1 spice" music video.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original score, Alex Heffes ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza.
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:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation (2.39:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital (English, Spanish, French), 2.0 descriptive audio.
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); descriptive audio.
Subject: Mutesi, Phiona. > Drama.
Women chess players > Uganda > Kampala > Drama.
Poor girls > Uganda > Kampala > Drama.
Kampala (Uganda) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.

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