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Black History Month Movie Festival

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10.00

Join us every Friday night during Black History Month as we present a feature film.  Enjoy a film with family and friends on our massive High Definition screens.  Refreshments will be served.

The feature film for February 9th is "Hidden Figures".  Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder, based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly about black female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated flight trajectories for Project Mercury and other missions. The film also features Octavia Spencer as NASA supervisor Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe as NASA engineer Mary Jackson, with Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, and Mahershala Ali in supporting roles.

Principal photography began in March 2016 in Atlanta and was wrapped up in May 2016. Hidden Figures had a limited release on December 25, 2016, by 20th Century Fox, before going wide in the United States on January 6, 2017. The film received positive reviews from critics and grossed $236 million worldwide. It was chosen by National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2016[4] and was nominated for numerous awards, including three Oscar nominations (Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Spencer), and two Golden Globes (Best Supporting Actress for Spencer and Best Original Score). It also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

$10/ea - Adults & Youth 11 & over
Free - Youth 10 & under

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
Event Category:

Venue

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
124 - 21st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
Phone:
206-323-4212
Website:
http://www.nhmbcseattle.org