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'Queen of Katwe' tells Ugandan chess champion's story

The story of Phiona Mutesi, a girl who went from being a homeless street child in a Uganda slum to chess champion, is being released as a Disney film around the world in October. It’s called Queen of Katwe and correspondent Grainne Harrington in the Uganda capital Kampala has been to meet the real people behind the film.
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