Hidden Figures DVD [2017]

FREE Shipping

Hidden Figures DVD [2017]

Hidden Figures DVD [2017]

RRP: £5.99
Price: £2.995
£2.995 FREE Shipping

In stock

We accept the following payment methods


Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer, Bad Santa 2), serves as a de facto head of department of other black women who do work for the astronauts, which includes Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae, Rio 2) and Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Extras: Language(s): English, Interactive Menu, Commentary: Audio commentary by Theodore Melfi and Taraji P.

The movie depicts the IBM 7090 as the first computer at Langley, but there were actually earlier [48] : 138 computers there, and Dorothy Vaughan had previously [48] : 205–206 been programming for the IBM 704 in FORTRAN. But his suggestion that a feel-good scene like that was needed for the marketability and overall appeal of the film speaks to the fact that Hollywood at large still has a long way to go in telling Black stories, no matter how many strides have been made. Hidden Figures does a good job of putting the chess pieces on the board early for a couple of reasons, first was that it would seem to have been unrealistic to have white antagonists impede the path of what Johnson, Jackson and Vaughn were hoping to accomplish.Harrison confronts Katherine about her "breaks," unaware that she is forced to walk half a mile (800 meters) to use the nearest bathroom assigned to "Colored" people. S. Department of State on the third annual "Hidden No More" exchange program, which was inspired by the film and brings to the United States 50 women from around the world who have excelled in STEM careers such as spacecraft engineering, data solutions and data privacy, and STEM-related education. Katherine says if they want to take on the same chores and responsibilities, they can earn the right to the bed.

Musician Pharrell Williams serves as one of the film's producers and contributes some tunes to the film, and the film gets a chance to show off an impressive dynamic range for it, and in other moments such as when the capsules are getting into re-entry or splashdown, the subwoofer gets involved, along with the rear channels to bring in panning and directional effects.Also, some of the ladies were dealing with racism off campus just the same and the film doesn't shy from it. It is loosely based on the 2016 non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about three female African-American mathematicians: Katherine Goble Johnson ( Taraji P. However, in reality, Dorothy Vaughan was promoted to supervisor of West Computing much earlier, in 1949, becoming the first Black supervisor at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) and one of its few female supervisors. Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder. Jim Parsons was cast in the film to play the head engineer of the Space Task Group at NASA, Paul Stafford.

  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
  • Sold by: Fruugo

Delivery & Returns


Address: UK
All products: Visit Fruugo Shop