Hidden Figures is a movie sharing the stories of three black women working for NASA during the 1950s. The movie is based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race and it shows a side of history that is rarely if ever, taught about in schools.
The story explains the work of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, all of whom are brilliant female mathematicians. The three women faced discrimination for their sex and race, all while aiding NASA in the space race. Hidden Figures is a must see for people of all ages, genders, and races. It addresses issues that are still highly prevalent in our society today and will inspire and empower its viewers.
If you want to see this incredible movie, Hidden Figures will be playing at The Waterfront, Southside Works, Carmike Galleria 6, Century Square Cinemas and many other theaters for the upcoming weeks.