Queen of Katwe- Asha Purdue Global Movie Fest

Sunday, February 26 2:30 PM-4:30 PM


Asha Purdue Global Film Fest 2017 presents Queen of Katwe, a movie based on a vibrant true story starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo, and directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl’s life changes forever when she discovers she has an amazing talent for chess, in this celebration of the human spirit.

LOCATION: Stewart Center, Fowler Hall

TIME: Feb. 26, 2:30 pm

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

The event is co-sponsored by School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Science Diversity Office, Global Studies, Film and Video Studies, Black Cultural Center, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center, Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, ADVANCE-Purdue, American Studies and Student Organization Grant Allocation Board, German Culture Club & German Movie Nite