Super Chess Documentary Brooklyn Castle in Theaters this October
The super chess documentary Brooklyn Castle has been picked up by a distributor, so the film will be in theaters around the country starting in mid-October this year.
Brooklyn Castle – The Film is a documentary that follows five chess team members from I.S. 318 for one year, and documents their challenges and triumphs both on and off the chessboard. I.S. 318 has been consistently winning National Championships, positioning itself as one of the strongest chess teams in the country.
The film opened on June 1st in Brooklyn, New York to a sold-out crowd. Tickets were sold out for weeks, which proves that New York continues to be the chess capital of the United States.
Last month, Katie Dellamaggiore even won the Best Director award at the Brooklyn Film Festival. The film was also optioned by SONY Pictures and producer Scott Rudin, and garnered great reviews all over the place.
Want to see all Chess Blog links on Brooklyn Castle?
1.Wednesday Chess Chat with Brooklyn Castle Director Katie Dellamaggiore
2.Brooklyn Castle chess movie premieres to great reviews
3.Top chess school team wants your support: Brooklyn Castle!
4.Champion chess team looking for help in Brooklyn
5.Brooklyn Castle - the lovely chess film about junior high with highest rated chess team in the US!
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