On Oct. 16, the Terrace Theatre will premier the film adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees. The film will be followed by a reception at the Harbour Club and will benefit the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts (LILA). LILA is an organization dedicated to improving the basic foundations of language and writing skills of the youth. Sue Monk Kidd, a LILA Board member, is scheduled to attend the premier as well as the reception. The movie was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. It stars Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, and Alicia Keys. For more information, go to www.lilaconnects.com. —Mark Glenn