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Knights of the South Bronx (2005)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama  |  6 December 2005 (USA)
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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the ... See full summary »

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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life. Written by Anonymous

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It took producer Diane Nabatoff 5 years to get this movie made. See more »

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A boom mic is clearly visible in the shot of Kenya after she beats the girl from Boston as she is about to tell the girl that she played a good game. See more »

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Richard: The Queen is the most powerful piece on the board, the catch is everyone wants to kill her.
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Excellent movie for all ages
27 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In a time where critical thinking and being able to think "outside the box" are fundamental, this movie give hope to so many who don't have much exposure to things outside their little world. Not everyone in the USA even knows the wonder of your neighborhood library, or of an art / science / history museum, or has even been to a zoo. So many in our country are struggling just to learn to read. It gives hope to see these young children learn to master the game of chess, learn to know that they too can take a stand for what is right, for what they deserve. It also shows how rewarding it is to help show someone the way to a new way of learning, thinking, doing, being...to give hope.


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