Movie Review: Queen of Katwe

Movie: Reviewed by: Brian Bwengye Director: Mira Nair Genre: Biography, drama, sport Release date: October 7, 2016 (Uganda) Top cast: Lupita Nyongo as Harriet Nakku, Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutesi and David Oyelowo as Robert Katende Director Mira Nair returns to Uganda once again, three decades after she made Mississippi Masala. While Mississippi Masala centred on a middle-class Indian- Ugandan family forced into exile by Idi Amin, the Queen of Katwe is an inspirational biopic set in the slums of Uganda. Although Queen of Katwe is a much better film, most people do not see…

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