Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe
Saturday, August 19, 2017
8:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
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Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
This wonderful coming of age biopic tells the story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe who learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master at the World Chess Olympiads. Directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding), this film stars David Oyelewo (Selma) and Oscar- winner, Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave).
Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.