Off-Site: Akeelah and the Bee
Living in South Central Los Angeles with her widowed mother, 11-year-old Akeelah struggles to stay focused in school. After discovering an aptitude for words, she trains for the National Spelling Bee with a tough and inspiring teacher, Dr. Larabee, whose mantra, "our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure," manifests in this feel-good movie about believing in yourself, overcoming personal demons, and taking the high road.
Charles White Park, Altadena | Free, no reservations
Parque Charles White, Altadena | Gratis, no reservas