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Mira Nair movie set for London Film Festival

Director Mira Nair

By: Eastern Eye Staff

QUEEN OF KATWE, directed by Mira Nair, will receive its European premiere on Sunday 9 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, screening in the prestigious London Film Festival headline gala section. The film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo, Oscar® winner and Tony Award® nominee Lupita Nyong’o and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, who will attend with director Mira Nair. Queen of Katwe is the vibrant true story of a young girl, Phiona Mutesi (Nalwanga) selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess by Robert Katende (Oyelowo) a soccer…

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