African-American Film Festival: Akeelah and The Bee

701 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
African-American Film Festival: Akeelah and The BeeKravis_Center_635x424Kravis Center for the Performing ArtsKRAVIS @ HOME"The President's Own" United States Marine Band
February 8, 2022 to February 8, 2022
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Host: William “Bill” Nix

When 11-year-old Akeelah (Keke Palmer) discovers she has a gift for spelling, she sets a goal to compete in the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother’s (Angela Bassett) objections and numerous other obstacles, Akeelah is determined to achieve her goal. With the help of her coach, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne), her classmates and members of her community, Akeelah makes it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. (2006, 1 hour 52 minutes)  (Rated PG)

The film will be preceded by an engaging introduction and followed with a question and answer session moderated by Mr. Nix.

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