Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

DVD - 2017
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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.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Branch Call Number: DVD HIDDEN
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
widescreen (16:9),fullscreen (4:3)
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,stereo,Dolby digital 2.0
4 3/4 in
1 DVD video (approximately 127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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Powerful and inspiring true story of the brilliant women who worked for NASA and ensured our space program would succeed.

AL_MARCIA Feb 28, 2018

A very enjoyable look at the NASA space program in the 1960s and the black women who made a difference.

AL_KATI Jan 26, 2017

I was blown away by this incredible true story. It was a feel-good movie that will also make you think about racial prejudices and what it meant to be a woman in a man's world of the 1960s. The first thing I said after the film ended was, "I feel so inspired! I want to change the world."

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AL_KIRSTEN Nov 10, 2017

Love the historical aspect and the 60s; didn't know that women were mathematicians involved with helping with the space program. Love the intelligent women & the actors in this movie!! AL_DIANEM

AL_TATYANA Nov 08, 2017

What an amazing story based on true events about how much black female mathematicians contributed into the NASA space research in 1961. A very powerful and inspiring movie!

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Mar 05, 2018

Background on the early space program not know by many. Also, a peek into the early education system for African-Americans geniuses. A important Woman's story I didn't read in my history books while in school. Granted a "feel good" movie, but well done. I would love to see more about the untold stories of the early history of American's Space Program.

AL_MARCIA Feb 28, 2018

A very enjoyable look at the NASA space program in the 1960s and the black women who made a difference.

Feb 23, 2018

No surprises here...you already saw it all in the preview. "...so amazing & inspiring"
Feel good movie like this is a bit of a low blow, since if the film is not actually all that great, you are a bad person if you speak up & say so.

Feb 23, 2018

Love the movie. Hooray. Can get it at our local library.

Feb 13, 2018

Finally got around to watching this. So amazing and inspiring! Now I want to read the book because I'm sure the movie took some liberties with the story.

Feb 04, 2018

Loved this movie. What incredible women these women were. An excellent way to spend a couple of hours.

Jan 31, 2018

This one rates a solid five stars. Great story with great acting. We need more movies like this to come out of Hollywood.

Miranda_Ericsson Jan 21, 2018

This movie is fantastic! I cried quite a bit because it was so moving, and I ended the movie feeling so inspired and hopeful. We have come a long, long way. We have to keep pushing. And I found myself looking at my own challenges, and thinking about what these women overcame, and feeling like I can scale all the walls before me. If you haven't watched this one yet, do it.

Jan 14, 2018

Incredible! Amazing! Beautiful! Wow spectacular history, this type of history should be taught in schools more often! So important that girls should learn more about these wonderful women early in age to be inspired! Absolutely inspiring!!!! Wish this history was taught in our youth. But I'm glad my 12 year old daughter & son saw this! To learn something from the past so much later I would call this Hidden History!!! But I Loved this! ❤

Dec 28, 2017

This is an excellent movie. A must see for everyone.

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Jun 25, 2017

"Here at NASA we all pee the same color", a priceless quote!

Apr 22, 2017

Many excellent quotes in IMDb and of course from its book at goodreads .... this classic gem appeared in the film but not in the book:

Despite what you may think, I have nothing against y'all.
- I know, I know you probably believe that.


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