Movie Analysis: Akeelah And The Bee

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As heard in the movie Akeelah and the Bee, quote by Marianne Williamson, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” This quote underlying meaning is that we can not be afraid of who we are and we have to embrace the things that set us aside from ordinary and for Akeelah thats her ability to spell. Akeelah and the Bee, released in 2006, takes the audience on the captivating journey of Akeelah and her way to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. Throughout this movie, Akeelah showcases an important message of…show more content…
The characters that were chosen to play each role fit perfectly. I loved how the director and producers decided to show Akeelah talking to her dad because it allowed the viewer to see how much he meant to her and that he is the reason she spells. This movie was empowering and consisted of a powerful message that encourages you to be who you are and not let other people stop you from doing what you are meant to do. Akeelah had to overcome so many challenges with people judging her and problems with her mom, but everyone was able to come together and help her. I loved that they showed all the people in the community she worked with helping her spell the final word. Akeelah and the Bee showcases the message of the courage it takes to overcome obstacles in life,the importance of being who you are, and that these traits will help you reach your goals. Akeelah accomplishes this with help from the community and by proving the stereotypes wrong. This successful movie has given other girls like Akeelah to not let other people or ideas stop them from doing the things that make them who they
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