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African Queen of Katwe hits cinema from October 14

Source: vanguardngr.com
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BY ADERONKE ADEYERI
The movie that has been adjudged as one of the few movies from Hollywood with positive messages about Africa, Queen of Katwe finally made a strong debut in Nigerian entertainment industry last Friday.

Queen of Katwe, a Disney movie featuring Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo, both of African descent was premiered to select audience comprising of 125 pupils from Radiant college, Emmanuel college, corona schools, Tenny college & victorious college.

.The premiere was made possible by a leading movie distributor, Blue Pictures, representing Crimson Multimedia in Nigeria.

According to Joy Illibeno, CEO of Blue Pictures, Queen of Katwe is a movie made to portray the many positive things in Africa.   'Queen of Katwe is your typical slumdog millionaire story but written and directed by a Ugandan. It emphasizes the need for self belief and achieving one's life goals amidst all odds.'

Queen of Katwe will be showing in cinemas across Nigeria from Friday, October 14.