“After almost two decades in prison, ex-con Eugene Brown (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is struggling to find a lifeline outside of the walls. When he finally gets a janitorial jobs in an inner-city Washington, D.C. high school, he starts the Big Chair Chess Club and encourages the troubled teens to find solace and purpose through learning the game. Based on a true story – and a still-active chess club – ‘Life of a King’ had its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival and is set to hit theaters on January 17, 2014. ” – synopsis courtesy of Entertainment Weekly
Out in theaters: January 17, 2014
Directed by: Jake Goldberger
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr.
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