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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. As a result of the support she receives from her family and community, she is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

Direction: Nair; Mira
Script: basado en el libro de Tim Crothers, Wheeler; William
Production: Carls; John, Pilcher; Lydia
Photography: Bobbitt; Sean
Sound: Louw; Nico
Music: Heffes; Alex
Cast:Nyong’o; Lupita, Oyelowo; David, Nalwanga; Madina
Art direction: Carroll; Stephanie
Participation year at FICM: 2016

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