Hidden Figures (PG)Cast: Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Taraji P Henson, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst
Author(s): Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder
Director: Theodore Melfi
Release Date: 17/02/2017
Running Time: 127mins
Katherine Johnson and fellow mathematicians Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan work in the segregated West Computing Group in Hampton, Virginia. They are part of NASA’s concerted effort to put a man into space before the Soviets. Al Harrison, director of the Space Task Group, desperately needs a mathematician in his team to check computations. Supervisor Vivian Mitchell selects Katherine, who is the first African American to work with Al’s crack team.