The moving first trailer for Disney’s Queen of Katwe is here. Starring Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, the film follows the true story of a young girl, Phiona, from the streets of rural Uganda. When the girl is introduced to the game of chess, her world rapidly changes.
As Phiona grows more confident in her chess skills, she begins to win bigger and bigger chess competitions and starts to see a different and more fulfilling life take shape before her.
Hitting on themes of determination, support, and family, Queen of Katwe is an inspiring story set to hit theaters on September 23.