Queen of Katwe (2016) Rating PG Genre Drama, Biography, Sport Release Date September 30, 2016 Director Mira Nair Written by William Wheeler Cast David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze, Ivan Jacobo, Nicolas Levesque, Ronald Ssemaganda, Ethan Nazario Lubega, Nikita Waligwa, Edgar Kanyike, Esther Tebandeke, Hope Katende, Philip Luswata, Peter Odeke Latest News Synopsis Latest 'queen of katwe' News Netflix: 15 Best Movies And TV Shows Leaving In October 2018 Rose Moore Oct 1, 2018 Here are all the best movies and TV shows leaving Netflix this October, including horrors like The Lost Boys, The Babadook and Donnie Darko. 10 Great Female Directors Ignored By the Oscars This Year Lena Wilson Jan 26, 2017 The Oscar nominations may not reflect it, but there were plenty of excellent movies with female directors released last year. Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: October 9, 2016 Chris Agar Oct 9, 2016 Our box office wrap-up for the weekend of October 9, 2016, featuring new releases Girl on the Train and Birth of a Nation. Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: October 2, 2016 Chris Agar Oct 2, 2016 Our box office wrap-up for the weekend of October 2, 2016, featuring new releases Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and Deepwater Horizon. Queen of Katwe Review Sandy Schaefer Sep 30, 2016 Queen of Katwe is a heavy-handed variation of the Disney inspirational sports drama formula, but a sincere and well-meaning one too. Queen of Katwe Stephen Silver May 10, 2016 Queen of Katwe, Disney and Mira Nair's true story-inspired drama about an African chess prodigy, now has an official trailer and poster. Synopsis A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.