Queen of Katwe TIFF Premiere! Lupita Nyong’o! David Oyelowo! Madina Nalwanga! And More!

Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” received its world premiere at Roy Thompson Hall earlier tonight as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival, where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation.

The film, which is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, stars David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and newcomer Madina Nalwanga and is directed by Mira Nair.

 

Check out the photos below!

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actor David Oyelowo arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** David Oyelowo TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actor David Oyelowo arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** David Oyelowo TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actor David Oyelowo arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** David Oyelowo TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Mark Mugwana, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey, producer John Carls, actor David Oyelowo, Ugandan national chess champion Phiona Mutesi, actor Martin Kabanza, Chess Coach and Director of Sports Outreach in Uganda, Robert Katende, actors Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o, director Mira Nair, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, producer Lydia Pilcher, President, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios, Ricky Strauss, Executive Vice President of Production, The Walt Disney Studios, Tendo Nagenda and EVP, Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, Dave Hollis arrive at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Mark Mugwana; Sean Bailey; John Carls; David Oyelowo; Phiona Mutesi; Martin Kabanza; Robert Katende; Madina Nalwanga; Lupita Nyong'o; Mira Nair; Alan Horn; Lydia Pilcher; Ricky Strauss; Tendo Nagenda; Dave Hollis TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Mark Mugwana, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey, producer John Carls, actor David Oyelowo, Ugandan national chess champion Phiona Mutesi, actor Martin Kabanza, Chess Coach and Director of Sports Outreach in Uganda, Robert Katende, actors Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o, director Mira Nair, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, producer Lydia Pilcher, President, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios, Ricky Strauss, Executive Vice President of Production, The Walt Disney Studios, Tendo Nagenda and EVP, Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, Dave Hollis arrive at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Mark Mugwana; Sean Bailey; John Carls; David Oyelowo; Phiona Mutesi; Martin Kabanza; Robert Katende; Madina Nalwanga; Lupita Nyong'o; Mira Nair; Alan Horn; Lydia Pilcher; Ricky Strauss; Tendo Nagenda; Dave Hollis TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Mark Mugwana, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey, producer John Carls, actor David Oyelowo, Ugandan national chess champion Phiona Mutesi, actor Martin Kabanza, Chess Coach and Director of Sports Outreach in Uganda, Robert Katende, actors Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o, director Mira Nair, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, producer Lydia Pilcher, President, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios, Ricky Strauss, Executive Vice President of Production, The Walt Disney Studios, Tendo Nagenda and EVP, Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, Dave Hollis arrive at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Mark Mugwana; Sean Bailey; John Carls; David Oyelowo; Phiona Mutesi; Martin Kabanza; Robert Katende; Madina Nalwanga; Lupita Nyong'o; Mira Nair; Alan Horn; Lydia Pilcher; Ricky Strauss; Tendo Nagenda; Dave Hollis TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Mark Mugwana, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey, producer John Carls, actor David Oyelowo, Ugandan national chess champion Phiona Mutesi, actor Martin Kabanza, Chess Coach and Director of Sports Outreach in Uganda, Robert Katende, actors Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o, director Mira Nair, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, producer Lydia Pilcher, President, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios, Ricky Strauss, Executive Vice President of Production, The Walt Disney Studios, Tendo Nagenda and EVP, Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, Dave Hollis arrive at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Mark Mugwana; Sean Bailey; John Carls; David Oyelowo; Phiona Mutesi; Martin Kabanza; Robert Katende; Madina Nalwanga; Lupita Nyong'o; Mira Nair; Alan Horn; Lydia Pilcher; Ricky Strauss; Tendo Nagenda; Dave Hollis TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10:  Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the world premiere of Disneyís ìQueen of Katweî at Roy Thompson Hall as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. The film, starring David Oyelowo, Oscar winner Lupita Nyongío and newcomer Madina Nalwanga, is directed by Mira Nair and opens in U.S. Theaters September 23, 2017.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney ) *** Local Caption *** Lupita Nyong'o

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