Happy Thursday MMT Fam! MMT is excited to giveaway passes to the Philly special screening of QUEEN OF KATWE – taking place next Monday, September 19 in Center City. The screening will be followed by a live-streamed Q&A with stars Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, and director Mira Nair.
To try your luck at an admit-two pass, you must be subscribed to this website and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Queen” and your full name in the body. 25 winners will be selected and notified on Sunday, September 18.
You can read the synopsis and watch the trailer below, and get updates on the film on Facebook here. QUEEN OF KATWE opens in select theaters September 23rd (Expands wide on September 30th).
QUEEN OF KATWE synopsis
“Queen of Katwe” is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on 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. Directed by Mira Nair (“Monsoon Wedding”) from a screenplay by William Wheeler (“The Hoax”) based on the book by Tim Crothers, “Queen of Katwe” is produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher (“The Darjeeling Limited”) and John Carls (“Where the Wild Things Are”) with Will Weiske and Troy Buder serving as executive producers. The film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo (“Selma”), Oscar® winner and Tony Award® nominee Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”) and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.