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‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced Monday that it’s partnering with nonprofit Journeys in Film and the USC Rossier School of Education to offer a curriculum guide with lesson plans based on the film. “Hidden Figures” is based on the true ― yet previously little-known ― story of three of the first black “human computers” […]

‘Hidden Figures’ Is Already Inspiring More Girls To Go Into STEM

‘Hidden Figures’ Is Already Inspiring More Girls To Go Into STEM

At a pre-SAG Awards celebration for “Hidden Figures,” actor Aldis Hodge told The Cut that the film seems to have already gotten more young girls interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields. “We’ve already seen that effect happen nationally,” he said, at a brunch on Sunday. “We’re constantly doing panels for STEM and STEAM (Science, […]

Octavia Spencer Bought Out A Screening Of ‘Hidden Figures’ For Low-Income Families

Octavia Spencer Bought Out A Screening Of ‘Hidden Figures’ For Low-Income Families

  “Hidden Figures” star Octavia Spencer knows firsthand that many families won’t have the opportunity to see the movie while it continues its reign at the box office. “My mom would not have been able to afford to take me and my siblings,” the actor said in a message posted to her Instagram account. So […]

‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win The Weekend

‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win The Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” edged “Hidden Figures” in the race for the top spot at the North American box office with an estimated $22 million at 4,175 locations, estimates showed Sunday. “Hidden Figures,” a comedy-drama about pioneering African-American women in the early days of the American space program, […]