Akeelah and the Bee
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The Santa Fe Railyard movie series takes place on the beautiful Railyard Park Performance Lawn in the heart of the Railyard Park, located at the intersection of Paseo De Peralta and Cerrillos Rd. Directions and parking info are on the Railyard web site. (You can also download a map [JPG] showing all of the Railyard parking and transportation options.)
The Railyard Park Movies series will follow state of New Mexico Department of Public Health orders at the time of this event. Masks are required to be worn to enter the event site and to leave your pod for any reason during and after the event. Capacity and distancing of parties on the lawn will all follow state COVID-19 guidelines. By making a reservation for this event, you agree to abide by any and all event guidelines
- Chairs and blankets are welcome. No umbrellas, please.
- Picnics are welcome but NO ALCOHOL is allowed in City of Santa Fe Parks.
- Well behaved, leashed dogs are OK, but it usually works better to leave your canine companions at home.
- Bike to the Railyard this summer. We are encouraging safe bicycling to the Railyard Series using the Acequia Trail and St. Francis Underpass.
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!
RESERVATIONS ARE FREE!
Donations to support this series welcome. Suggested minimum donation $10.
Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, has a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to compete in the National Spelling Bee, the most famous competition of its kind in the world. On the way, she is helped by a forthright, mysterious teacher, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne), and a cast of colorful characters from the community.
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