Akeelah and the Bee, 2006. Directed by Doug Atchison. © Out of the Blue Entertainment.
Akeelah and the Bee
Forced to participate in her school's spelling bee, eleven-year-old Akeelah (Keke Palmer) discovers a talent for spelling but must overcome her insecurities and the distractions of home life to make it to the national spelling bee.
Akeelah and the Bee is presented with IBE Film Festival.
(2006, dir. Doug Atchison, 112 mins., PG)
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Pre-show programming is part of the Newfields' ARTx Series made possible by a gift from The Efroymson Family Fund. Sun King Brewery is the official brewery for this program.