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]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: H HID
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video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby digital 5.1, 2.0, rda

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1000592242340HP
May 15, 2018

Very inspiring and good movie to watch, it reminds me of "Remember the Titans".

scigi May 03, 2018

Interesting (and funny) movie about the female African-American mathematicians working for NASA during the 1960s race for space. Enjoy the movie and then read the real story about these trailblazing women.

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radpunk
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.

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jjvotnbot
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.

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smithpaula
Feb 23, 2018

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

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augsburgerin
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.

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siteoffice
Feb 04, 2018

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

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Nooksack20
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.

TSCPL_Miranda 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.

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Hiny
Jan 04, 2018

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Dec 29, 2017

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Dec 19, 2017

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Lucik32
Jun 25, 2017

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

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jimg2000
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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