Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team. Director: Katie Dellamaggiore; stars Alexis, Rochelle Ballantyne, Pobo Efekoro
Brooklyn Castle is a documentary about I.S. 318, an inner-city public school that's home to the most winning junior high school chess team in the country.
But a series of deep public school budget cuts now threaten to undermine its hard-won success.