Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, has a expertise for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to contend in the National Spelling Bee, the most well-known opposition of its variety in the environment. On the way, she is aided by a forthright, mysterious trainer, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne) and a forged of colorful figures from the neighborhood.
By Doug Atchison
Obtain motion picture from Itunes