Brooklyn Castle (2012)

Genres - Culture & Society, Leisure Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Sociology  |   Release Date - Oct 19, 2012 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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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.

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chess, financial-crisis, prodigy, strategy