Hidden Figures

Still from Hidden Figures

Friday, 01 December 2017: Hidden Figures

Friday, 01 December 2017, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Theodore Melfi , USA 2017, 127 mins, PG

“Lots of movies are labelled as ‘inspirational’ – Hidden Figures truly earns the right to the term” Rolling Stone

Three extraordinary black women fight for their places at the heart of 1960s NASA, an institution dominated by white men and in a society with deeply entrenched racist attitudes. They become instigators of immense change both in society and at the pinnacle of NASA’s space team trying to beat the Russians into orbit.

Further reading

  1. Roger Ebert
  2. The Telegraph
  3. Radio Times
  4. Recode
  5. Vox