August 28, 2019
The movie is 127 minutes long. Rated PG. Common Sense Media recommends this film for ages 10+.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
1313 Third St
Eureka, CA 95501
Free. Hosted by the Eureka NAACP.
5:45 p.m., Eureka Library Family Movie Night, Hidden Figures
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
based on the untold
Meet the Women You Don't Know
Behind the Mission You Do.
Taraji P. Henson
as Mathematician Katherine Goble Johnson
as Mathematician & Supervisor Dorothy Vaughan
as Mathematician & Engineer Mary Jackson
Part of a Free Series of Family Movie Nights
to promote and celebrate the representation and accomplishments of people of color in movies, hosted by the Eureka Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Note - The film poster above is copyright Twentieth Century Fox and is used here legally in accordance with a contract allowing the library to host a showing of the film.