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Hidden Figures

Dir: Theodore Melfi
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
127mins   2016   USA   PG   English    F-Rated

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA - Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

"Hidden Figures" is empowerment cinema at its most populist, and one only wishes that the film had existed at the time it depicts - Peter Debruge, Variety

This film is screened for the Book to Film Club so please book the Course Participant ticket and arrive at 10:30 if you wish to take part in the introduction and post film discussion.



Showtimes


Thu 4 April

11:00