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Melfi, Theodore. Hidden Figures
2016, [Feature film], 20th Century Fox.
Added by: Fenner Stanley Tanswell
Abstract:
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Comment (from this Blueprint): This film depicts a historical biopic of African American female mathematicians working at NASA in the 1960s, focusing on the story of Katherine Johnson. In it, the plot depicts struggles with racism and sexism, as well as the impacts of the move from human calculation to the use of computers.

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