The second is the ‘Modern Figures: Elena Poniatowska‘ featurette, where ex Journalist Elena Poniatowska shares her own struggle trying to make it as a woman in the world of journalism and how the work of Katherine Johnson has inspired her life and how important it is to be recognised.
HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson – 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 galvanised the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big
Launching into UK cinemas February 17, 2017
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LINA LAMONT: "What do they think I am, dumb or something? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge! Put together!" from SINGIN' IN THE RAIN