Hidden Figures – great moments left out of our history books – Women’s History Month

the accomplishments of NASA’s black “human computers” whose work was at the heart of the country’s greatest battles

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson  (Taraji P. Henson)

Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer)

and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)

—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served 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. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Read the book that inspired the movie: Buy Now


Theodore Melfi

Screenplay by

Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly


Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, Theodore Melfi


Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn and Kevin Costner