Nov 25 - Nov 27, 2016
Directed by Mira Nair
Rated PG, 124 min.
Underwritten by PJ Builders, Inc.
This is the moving true story of a young girl in Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. She quickly advances through the ranks in tournaments, fighting the odds of her life in poverty to become a champion.
The film hits you like a shot in the heart. Nyong'o and Oyelowo are both extraordinary… – Rolling Stone
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