Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team! Welcome to I.S. 318. This irresistibly uplifting doc tells the stories of five members of the chess team at an inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard, and is as much about the sting of their losses as it is about the anticipation of their victories. These are kids that you will not soon forget. A FilmBuff Presentation.
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 7.5/10
- Fresh 50
- Rotten 2
Critics Consensus: Brooklyn Castle is a warm, engaging, and even uplifting documentary about chess-playing whiz kids.
Kids discover life on and off chess board in moving docu.
Cast & Crew
- English (Stereo)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.