Hid­den Fig­ures

Taraji P. Hen­son, Oc­tavia Spencer and Janelle Monae

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Entertainment -

Hid­den Fig­ures is the ul­ti­mate story of em­pow­er­ment. When NASA has a prob­lem with John Glenn’s Earth or­bit in 1961, it finds three un­ex­pected so­lu­tions – Kather­ine G. John­son, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jack­son: three black fe­male math­e­ma­ti­cians who go on to make his­tory.

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In cine­mas, Fe­bru­ary 16. WHO WILL LIKE IT Those who love a true story. WHAT THE STAR SAYS

Oc­tavia Spencer: “We know they were fight­ing for their first-class ci­ti­zen­ship. We know they didn’t have the right to vote. But in spite of all that, they did the im­pos­si­ble.”

Oc­tavia (in green) and the screen­play writ­ers also have nom­i­na­tions.

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