Queen of Katwe stars praise film's 'positive' view of Africa

Queen of Katwe stars praise film's 'positive' view of Africa
 

The stars of new Disney film Queen of Katwe have praised the "positive" view of Africa it portrays on screen.
"It's very refreshing - not just for myself but indisputably for the audience," David Oyelowo told the BBC.
The British actor was speaking on Monday after the film's BFI London Film Festival premiere.
Directed by Mira Nair, the Disney film tells the true story of a young Ugandan chess champion.
"When we've seen African stories in the past they've been big, political subject matter - whether it's genocide, dictators, disease, child soldiers," Oyelowo... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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