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Film Screening: Hidden Figures

14 October @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£8

HIDDEN FIGURES is the hitherto untold tale that reorients our view of the space race of the 1960s by telling the stories of 3 brilliant African-American mathematicians at NASA (Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson) who serve as the brains behind a stunning achievement that galvanised the world but who were then written out of history.

This is the incredible story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), a visionary trio who crossed all gender and race lines, inspiring generations to dream big. Based on true events this is a truly inspirational tale of women standing up against racism and sexism.

Arrive 6:30pm. Film starts 6.45pm.

Film is rated PG.

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This event is part of our October 2017 festival ‘Computing History: Where did all the Women Go?

Details

Date:
14 October
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£8
Event Category:

Organizer

Centre for Computing History
Phone:
01223 214446
Email:
lisa@computinghistory.org.uk
Website:
http://www.computinghistory.org.uk

Venue

Centre for Computing History
1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW
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Phone:
01223 214446
Website:
http://www.computinghistory.org.uk

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