Queen of Katwe: Story of a Real-Life Female Ugandan Chess Prodigy
Here’s a trailer for Disney’s Queen of Katwe, starring Lupita Nyong’o. It follows the real-life story of 14-year-old Phiona Mutesi, an illiterate Ugandan chess prodigy, and her journey from the slums of Katwe to the international world of chess competition.
This is the real-life Phiona (learn more about her here):
And the movie’s got a great poster: