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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Stars and creators gathered in New York City for the Urban World Premiere of ‘Queen of Katwe,’ the new film about a Ugandan girl who pursues her dreams of becoming a world renowned chess champion. See the beautiful red carpet photos.

Here, actor Jay Ellis poses with filmmaker Leila Djansi.

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Actress Vicky Jeudy

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Actors Jessica Oyelowo and David Oyelowo

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Actor Leon Robinson

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

David Oyelowo

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Jay Ellis

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Filmmaker Mira Nair

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival - 'Queen Of Katwe' Screening Source:Getty

Dime Davis and Elle Johnson

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival Source:Getty

Film producer Kip Knight and filmmaker Sheila Wilson, of ‘AMERIKKA’

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2016 Urbanworld Film Festival - 'Queen Of Katwe' Screening Source:Getty

Gabrielle Glore, David Oyelowo, Mira Nair, and Stacy Spikes

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