The Resource Akeelah and the bee, Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa ; written and directed by Doug Atchison, (DVD)

Akeelah and the bee, Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa ; written and directed by Doug Atchison, (DVD)

Label
Akeelah and the bee
Title
Akeelah and the bee
Statement of responsibility
Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa ; written and directed by Doug Atchison
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David Mullen ; editor, Glenn Farr ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, Warren Alan Young
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some language
Language note
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C45
LC item number
A344534 2006
PerformerNote
Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Palmer, Keke
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Fishburne, Larry
  • Ganis, Sidney
  • Hult, Nancy
  • Llewelyn, Daniel
  • Romersa, Michael
  • Atchison, Doug
  • Lionsgate (Firm)
  • 2929 Productions
  • Starbucks Entertainment (Firm)
  • Out of the Blue Entertainment (Firm)
  • Reactor Films
  • Cinema Gypsy Productions
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spelling bees
  • School children
  • Self-esteem in children
  • Escolares
  • Amor a sí mismo en los niños (Psicología)
  • Spelling bees
  • School children
  • Self-esteem in children
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Akeelah and the bee, Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa ; written and directed by Doug Atchison, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Making of 'Akeelah and the bee'; Doug and Keke: two peas in a pod; Inside the mind of Akeelah; Gag reel; Deleted scenes; Trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
  • a344446
  • ocm69953754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398195962
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
19596
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Akeelah and the bee, Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Laurence Fishburne, Sidney Ganis, Nancy Hult, Daniel Llewelyn, Michael Romersa ; written and directed by Doug Atchison, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: Making of 'Akeelah and the bee'; Doug and Keke: two peas in a pod; Inside the mind of Akeelah; Gag reel; Deleted scenes; Trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
  • a344446
  • ocm69953754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398195962
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
19596
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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