Celebrate African-American History Month!
Watch the first Disney film to feature an African-American princess. All ages will love this award-winning musical, a hand-drawn animated rewrite of the Grimm Brothers' Frog Prince set in Jazz-Era New Orleans. What can the kiss of a frog do when voodoo is part of the mix?
African Americans helped revise the script and production to make it worthy of African-American history and ideals. Music by Randy Newman. 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. 2009; Rated G; 95 minutes.
This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.
- Movie and a Meal -- Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
- Friday, January 20, 2017, 3:00 pmPotrero, Potrero Meeting Room
- Intro to Manga with Karen Luk
- Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 pmPark, Park Meeting Room
- Film: The Portrait of a Lady
- Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 pmChinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
- Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
- Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
- Envisioning the Classics with Color
- Through Thursday, March 2, 2017Main Library, African American Center