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Queen of Katwe  Cover Image DVD DVD

Queen of Katwe / screenplay by William Wheeler ; producers, Lydia Dean Pilcher and John Carls ; director, Mira Nair.

Wheeler, William, 1967- (screenwriter.). Pilcher, Lydia Dean, (film producer.). Carls, John, (film producer.). Nair, Mira, (film director.). Nalwanga, Madina, (actor.). Oyelowo, David, (actor.). Nyong'o, Lupita, (actor.). Crothers, Tim. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Queen of Katwe. (Added Author). Walt Disney Pictures, (publisher.). Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 6316682751 : DVD
  • ISBN: 9786316682758 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, California] : Disney, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from sell sheet.
Based on the book by Tim Crothers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
480p wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: audio commentary; Alicia Keys "Back to life" lyric video; young Cardamom & Hab :#1 spice" music video.
Participant or Performer Note:
Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o.
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:
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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.

Available copies

  • 36 of 38 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 0 current holds with 38 total copies.
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Babcock Library - Ashford DVD Que (Text) 33110139368920 Adult DVD Available -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford DVD QUEEN (Text) 32544072448870 Juvenile DVD Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton DVD Que (Text) 33160132863708 Adult DVD Available -
Bethel Public Library DVD QUEEN (Text) 34030136884266 Adult DVD Checked out 10/07/2022
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport DVD QUEEN (Text) 34000081601882 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry J-DVD QUE (Text) 33260000497546 Juvenile Fiction DVD - Closed Stacks Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry YDVD QUE (Text) 33260000326893 Teen Fiction DVD Available -
Brookfield Library J DVD QUEEN OF KATWE (Text) 34029138107171 Juvenile DVD Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport DVD QUEEN (Text) 34000081601932 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown DVD QUE (Text) 34014139764725 Adult DVD Available -
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