A FilmRise release
Includes a post-film conversation with director Benjamin Ree hosted by Matt Carey, Editor-in-Chief of NonFictionFilm.com.
Nicknamed the "Mozart of Chess," Magnus Carlsen combines the skill and intellect of a chess grandmaster with unrivaled originality and intuition. World premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and screened at Traverse City Film Festival, MAGNUS is a unique, personal coming-of-age story following his meteoric rise from a bullied young outsider to now the leading World Chess Champion.
MAGNUS invites audiences to not only experience the fascinating and exclusive world of competitive chess, but also peek into the mind of a modern day genius.