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In Theatres April 28
 
Lions Gate Films and blackfilm.com invite you and a guest to an advance screening of  Akeelah and The Bee on Thursday, April 27th at 7pm at a New York City theatre.Release Date: April 28, 2006

Distributor: Lions Gate Films
Director: Doug Atchison
Producers: Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa
Screenwriters: Doug Atchison

Cast: Keke Palmer, Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Curtis Armstrong, Jeff Marlow, Sara Niemietz, Eddie SteeplesA heart-warming, triumph-over adversity drama, "Akeelah and the Bee" centers on a precocious eleven-year-old girl, Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, who is discovered to have a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to compete in the National Spelling Bee, the most famous competition of its kind in the world. On the way, she is helped by a forthright, mysterious teacher, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne) and a cast of colorful characters from the community. Her journey evokes pride in the neighborhood, bringing them together and, in the end, all witness the courage and inspiration of one amazing little girl.
 
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To enter, send an email with your name, address and daytime phone number to Akeelah@blackfilm.com
 
 
No purchase necessary. Limit one entry per person. Each pass admits two guests.
All entrants must reside in New York City or the surrounding area.
 
PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AS SEATING IS LIMITED AND ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. SCREENING IS OVERBOOKED TO ENSURE CAPACITY.  THIS E-MAIL DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION, IS NON-TRANSFERABLE AND IS NOT REDEEMBLE FOR CASH