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via variety.com - Theodore Melfi directed Fox’s “Hidden Figures,” a fact-based film about three genius black women at NASA in 1961. He says he was “blown away” by his lead actors, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe, as well as Kevin Costner, who plays the space project manager.
via www.nbclosangeles.com - Girls Build LA brought thousands of young women together from LA County middle and high schools for a special screening of the 20th Century Fox film "Hidden Figures" on Tuesday.
via www.google.com - We know that STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—is vital to winning in the workplace, but who knew that it is also key to winning at the box office?
via www.hollywoodreporter.com - Sunday estimates had showed the two films tying for No. 1 but 'Hidden Figures' ended up winning the race.
via ew.com - In 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth, but the heroic astronaut would have failed to launch without the efforts of a group that included three brilliant mathematicians, minds so gifted they were referred to within NASA as “human computers.”
via people.com - The inspiring new film Hidden Figures tells the true story of three African-American women who were integral in successfully sending the first American astronauts into space. And although their triumph took place half a century ago, star Octavia Spencer believes their story still resonates strongly today.