Plot & Details
Filmmaker Katie Dellamaggiore documents a year in the lives of five young chess prodigies from Intermediate School 318, a Title 1 school in Brooklyn that is home to some of the nation's most-promising young strategists. Meanwhile, the chess team that has won 26 national titles faces serious setbacks in the form of a financial crisis that threatens the very future of their school.
- MPAA Rating: PG
- Genre(s): Documentary,Special Interest
- Run Time: 99min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2012
- DVD Release Date: 06/04/2013
- Status: In Theaters
- Distributor(s): Producers Distribution Agency
- Director(s): Celina Murga, Katie Dellamaggiore
- Starring: Patrick Johnston
- Themes: Underdogs,Contests, Pageants and Competitions
- Tone: Affectionate,Earnest
- Keywords: chess, financial-crisis, prodigy, strategy
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (10-19-2012)
- Language: English