When women are empowered the world changes – Disney’s Queen Of Katwe – 21st October 2016

Disney’s Queen of Katwe (in UK cinemas 21st October) is the vibrant true story of Phiona, a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess by a local Christian working in sports outreach. As a result of the support she receives from her family and community, Phiona is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream.

 

Free official community and educational resources available at www.EthosMedia.org, including a short downloadable video about the film, presented by Alicia Keys, in which she comments: ‘When women are empowered, the world changes.’ The film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo, Oscar® winner and Tony Award® nominee Lupita Nyong’o and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.

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