Can a young girl from south Los Angeles overcome her own insecurities and her school's deficiencies to win the National Spelling Bee? And can she do that without losing herself? Watch 'Akeelah and the Bee' with your family to find out. Themes of friendship, loyalty, and courage are a strength of this film, which is rated PG due to some strong language and difficult topics. Hosted by the Eureka Chapter of the NAACP, as part of a film series highlighting the accomplishments of people of color.