March 12, 2023

2:00pm - 4:00pm

McConnell Arts Center
777 Evening Street
Worthington, OH 43085
United States

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Celebrate Black joy and the Black experience!

In "Akeelah and the Bee," Akeelah must overcome a distracting home life to compete in the national spelling bee, which in turn helps unite her South Los Angeles neighborhood to rally behind her.

Screenings are free, but seat reservations are required (no-show seats will be released at 2 pm). Refreshments will be available for purchase. The series is presented in partnership with the Worthington Alliance of Black Families and Educators and the McConnell Arts Center, and sponsored by the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries.

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