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Hidden Figures: QMUL S&E Film screening for Black History Month

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The Hitchcock Cinema, Arts One

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'Genuis has no race. Strength has no gender. Courage has no limit.'

QMUL Science and Engineernig are screening the incredible true story Hidden Figures to mark Black History Month 2017.

The film tells the untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)-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 galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Rating: PG

Running time: 127 minutes.

The film will start 5 minutes after doors open.

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This film is open to all staff and students.

Contact: Apsana Begum - Equality and Diversity Officer, apsana.begum@qmul.ac.uk

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