Family Movie: Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with support from her community, Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true. Starring Keke Palmer, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne. Rated P.G.
Ages 11 and up