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Cabin Fever: Akeelah and the Bee

Sun, Feb 25 / 1 pm
FREE ADMISSION
Directed by Doug Atchison
2006, USA, 118 min

Modelled on the classic spelling contest documentary Spellbound, Akeelah and The Bee is the story of Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer) a precocious eleven-year-old from South LA whose way with words could spell a bright future. First, though, she must impress Dr Larabee (Laurence Fishburne), a local genius whose tutelage will be vital if she is to make it to the televised finals in Washington DC.
– BBC

A special screening in conjunction with Cabin Fever and the Afro Prairie Film Festival. Cabin Fever is generously supported by the Assiniboine Credit Union 

     

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A sweet-natured, immensely likable family film. -Dallas Observer
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Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

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