Published: April 17, 2020

Movie poster for Hidden FiguresThese women are not so hidden anymore. Our movie recommendation this week is Hidden Figures! Based on true events this film (and a book by Margot Lee Shetterly) delves into the lives of three incredibly skilled and talented individuals within NASA — Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan. These women were known as "human computers" and were critical to the success of the Friendship 7 mission (getting the 1st American into Earth's orbit) in 1962, the Apollo program, and countless other missions. Through their brilliance, determination, and hard work — all while facing racial and gender inequality — they made sure the US made it to the Moon first! Watch the inspiring story Hidden Figures on Hulu, Amazon Prime, YouTube, and more!