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Questioning Cinema

Hidden Figures

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February 21, 2018

  • 5-7 p.m. screening

  • 7-8 p.m. discussion

Cabell Library
Lecture Hall, Room 303


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Learn about the film Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA—Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

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