Are you ready for an extraordinary film, just in time for the Academy Awards®?
Then you need to watch “Hidden Figures.”
“Hidden Figures” is the story of Katherine Goble, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan, a trio of African-American women who worked at NASA when the U.S. and Russia were battling to win the space race.
You’ll be in awe as you watch these talented mathematicians calculate thousands of computations every day, including friction, velocity and analytic geometry. By hand. (Give them total respect the next time you have to pull out your phone to figure out the tip at your favorite restaurant!)
A lot of things get broken in this picture – preconceived ideas, gender and race bias, and educational barriers.
The one thing that isn’t broken? Their spirit.
“Hidden Figures” is a story of courage, persistence and a lot of love. Celebrate Black History Month by watching this Oscar worthy picture (nominations on Sunday for “Best Picture”, “Best Adapted Screenplay” from the book by Margot Lee Shetterly and “Best Supporting Actress”). You’ll leave inspired to push forward with passion in your own life.