Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah Anderson, a young girl attending a tough school in Los Angeles, sees the finals of the National Spelling Bee. She decides to enter the competition, despite her classmates derision and the antipathy of her mother Tanya. Thanks to the efforts of her teacher Dr Joshua Larabee, she reaches the final. When she meets her fellow competitors, she realises that coming first isn't everything in life.
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer
Director Doug Atchison