Black Box Theatre | Film Screening "Akeelah and the Bee"


Black Box Theatre  |  Film Screening "Akeelah and the Bee"

Saturday + Sunday  |  2pm |  Free with admission 

13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

In support of our exhibition Script and Scribble: The Art and History of Handwriting, the NUMU Black Box Theater will be screening films focusing on penmanship, handwriting and the written word. 

Akeelah and the Bee (2006) (Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson is determined to spell her way out of South Los Angeles and make it to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. With a tutor behind her, Akeelah may even show her pessimistic mother she has what it takes to win.

Rating: PG Running Time: 1 hour 52 minutes Genres: Drama

Trailer Available Below:

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