Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah Anderson is an eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite the objections of her mother, Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee, her principal, and the proud residents of her neighborhood.
Akeelah's aptitude earns her an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee and in turn unites her neighborhood.
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer, Jeff Marlow, Sara Niemietz
Directed by Doug Atchison
Running Time - 1:52
Genre - Drama
Opened in Theaters - Friday, April 28th, 2006
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