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AFI Directors: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

Synopsis:

Oct. 15th at 8:00pm

AFI Directors: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES is set in South Carolina, in the home of the intelligent and independent honey-making Boatwright sisters (Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys and Sophie Okonedo), whose lives are suddenly thrust into upheaval with the arrival of 14 year-old Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning) who has just lost her mother. Through the strength and female empowerment of the Boatwrights, Lily ultimately comes to realize that sometimes you must leave home in order to find it. Based on the award-winning novel, The Secret Life of Bees.

A Q&A WITH WRITER/DIRECTOR GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE SCREENING.


 

Genre:

Independent