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Akeelah and the Bee
May 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Akeelah and the Bee, the fourth installment of the True Diversity Films series, tells of an 11-year-old girl’s attempt to win the National Spelling Bee. This free screening is followed by a panel discussion.
The 2006 family-friendly drama, starring Keke Palmer, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne, is rated PG.
The True Diversity Films series screens films and hosts talkbacks that explore the deeper issues surrounding diversity than just the standard gender, race and religion.