HIDDEN FIGURES (PG)

Wednesday 6th September 2017 - 7:30 pm

Dir: Theodore Malfi, 2016, USA, 127 mins.
With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner.

Yet another example of the previously unacknowledged role of women in recent history.  Katherine Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson are three brilliant black mathematicians whose brain power put John Glenn into orbit.  Their story, though tainted with racism and misogyny, is uplifting, full of feisty exuberance and wit.