Fahim, the Little Chess Prince

Feature France | North American Premiere
Live Action, Pierre-François Martin-Laval; 2019, 107 min

Recommended Ages: 9+
In French, with English subtitles

In this true-to-life story, Fahim journeys from Bangladesh to France with his father and seeks to train with a chess grandmaster. When coach Sylvain (Gerard Depardieu) accepts Fahim into a challenging chess class, he transforms his fate in more ways than one in a heartwarming testimony to a father’s determination, the kindness of strangers, and one boy’s courageous will to succeed. *Some mature language; scenes of political persecution and refugee hardship, including some violence This program is supported by: