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The Reel Story

Tuesday, November 27, 2012  
12:15 PM
DVD, 112 Minutes

Eleven year-old Akeelah is a smart girl who decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention at school. She wins and is encouraged to seek coaching from Dr. Larabee, an English professor, for the more difficult regional competitions. As she braces herself for the National Spelling Bee, Akeelah unites her community through courage and inspiration. Starring Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne and Keke Palmer. (2006)
Event fee: Free
612 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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