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Film Review: Hidden Figures Film Review: Hidden Figures

Film Review: Hidden Figures

Monday 13 February 20167

By Peter W. Sheehan
 
This biographical drama is based on the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, and tells the factual story of a group of African-American women who were employed as mathematicians by NASA, USA, in the 1960s as ‘human computers’. It was chosen as one of the top ten films of 2016 by the National Board of Review, and tells the story of three female pioneers who contributed significantly to America's Space race. 
 
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