A Fork, A Spoon and A Knight

An unknown slum boy grows up to transform one of Uganda’s largest slums, into an internationally recognized Chess Sanctuary.
Mandela quote: "Difficulties break some men but make others."

Mira Nair Mira Nair
DIRECTOR

Mira Nair is an award-winning filmmaker who fluidly moves between Hollywood and independent cinema. After several years of making documentary films, Mira made a stunning entry onto the world stage... more»

Jasmine Velez Jasmine Velez
FILM FELLOW

Jasmine Velez is a junior at Queens College majoring in Cinema Studies and minoring in Anthropology. From 2011-2013 she co-directed the short documentary film Triggering Wounds in conjunction with... more»