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Date:
August 28, 2019
Time:
5:45 PM - 7:55 PM
Time Details:
The movie is 127 minutes long. Rated PG. Common Sense Media recommends this film for ages 10+.
Location:
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
Address:
1313 Third St
Eureka, CA 95501
Contact:
707-269-1910
Cost:
Free. Hosted by the Eureka NAACP.
ADA:
Yes
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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.


HIDDEN FIGURES
based on the untold
TRUE STORY
Radiating pride & intelligence, these 3 black women walk into a NASA facility.
Meet the Women You Don't Know
Behind the Mission You Do.

Starring:

Taraji P. Henson 
as Mathematician Katherine Goble Johnson 

Octavia Spencer  
as
Mathematician & Supervisor Dorothy Vaughan

Janelle Monáe  
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.