Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

The podcast for in-depth discussion on films and the original material they're based on.

Adaptation #187: The Game of Katwe

Kendyl and Dorin follow up their discussion of Tim Crothers’ book by talking about Disney’s Queen of Katwe (2016), why they never quite got the hang of chess, and what would make it a little more interesting to them.

Listen to our episode on the book by Tim Crothers.

Question(s) of the Week: What two teams would you tape to your chess pieces to battle? What character would each piece be?

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For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Lion (2016) and Hidden Figures (2016) available soon.

Main Discussion

Disney’s Queen of Katwe

-Written by William Wheeler

-Directed by Mira Nair

-Starring Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, and Lupita Nyong’o

-Based on the book by Tim Crothers, covered in episode #174

Question(s) of the Week: What two teams would you tape to your chess pieces to battle? What character would each piece be?

Next episode: Hidden Figures (2017)
Previous episode: A Dog’s Purpose (2017)
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One comment on “Adaptation #187: The Game of Katwe

  1. Dorin R.
    March 19, 2017

    Reblogged this on dogaru20.

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