Queen of Katwe

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Crothers, Tim. Queen of Katwe.
Bobbitt, Sean, director of photography.
Brown, Barry Alexander, editor of moving image work.
Heffes, Alex, composer (expression)
Kabanza, Martin, actor.
[Burbank, California] : Disney, [2017].
Blu-ray edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material.
Blu-ray Drama  1 available


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General Note
Based on the book by Tim Crothers.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
General Note
Widescreen (2.39:1).
General Note
Special features: Queen of Katwe: their story ( a three-part documentary); audio commentary; A fork, a spoon & a knight (short film); In the studio with Alicia Keys; Alicia Keys "Back to life" lyric video; Young Cardamom & Hab; deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits
Original score, Alex Heffes ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.
David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza.
Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from 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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material.
System Details
Blu-ray, regions A, B, C, 1080p high definition widescreen (2.39:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (French, Spanish), 2.0 descriptive audio; requires Blu-ray player.
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); descriptive audio.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Crothers, T., Bobbitt, S., Brown, B. A., Heffes, A., Kabanza, M., Nalwanga, M., Nyong'o, L., Oyelowo, D., Nair, M., Carls, J., Pilcher, L. D., & Wheeler, W. (2017). Queen of Katwe (Blu-ray edition.). Disney.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim. Crothers et al.. 2017. Queen of Katwe. [Burbank, California]: Disney.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim. Crothers et al.. Queen of Katwe [Burbank, California]: Disney, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Crothers, Tim., et al. Queen of Katwe Blu-ray edition., Disney, 2017.

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