International Film Series (NOW IN OUR 22ST YEAR!) presents
Queen of Katwe (2016, USA, directed by Mira Nair, 124 min.)
Director Mira Nair who lives in Uganda, based this film on real events in the life of a ten-year old girl, Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), whose family struggles to survive in Katwe, a slum just outside Kampala.
-Shown at International House, 10 College Park, on first and third Friday nights, Sept. - May
-Sponsored by the UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF DAVIS and I-HOUSE
-There is no charge, but donations are welcomed and gratefully accepted to help raise funds for UNA’s Adopt-a-Future campaign in cooperation with UNHCR to build classrooms in refugee camps in Kenya.
- All costs of DVD rental or purchase, facilities use, cups, plates etc. and the refreshments that are served at 7:30 p.m. are donated. Programs begin promptly at 8.
International House and United Nations Association - Davis Chapter co-sponsor the screening of free international films (with subtitles) on the first and third Fridays of each month from September - May. Refreshments are served at 7:30pm, and films begin at 8:00pm. Free admission but donations are welcomed and gratefully accepted.