About

This documentary follows 8 teens and pre-teens as they work their way toward the finals of the Scripps Howard national spelling bee championship in Washington D.C.

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Directed by

Jeffrey Blitz

Written by

Jeffrey Blitz (Screenplay)

Runtime

97 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Everyone wants the last word.

Cast

Keywords

teacher small town success competition washington d.c. children kids immigrant championship spelling bee spelling work ethic contests and competitions

Lists

#307 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Documentary, Features