Movies Under the Stars: Akeelah and the Bee

Thursday, February 6, 2020

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!

Akeelah and the Bee
This 2006 family drama stars Keke Palmer as Akeelah a young girl from South Central Los Angeles, with a talent for spelling and a desire to compete in the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. This wonderful film also stars Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish) and Angela Bassett (9-1-1).

Know Before You Go:
This movie will take place indoors. Seating is limited. Please arrive before 6:30 pm to get your spot for the movie.


St. John's Recreation Center in St. John's Park
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213
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Event Organizer

NYC Parks,

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(718) 965-8942

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