Sun, May 16, 2021
8:00PM
Drive-In Movie

at Gateway Playhouse
 

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as "human computers", we follow these women as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Gobels Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

Director: Theodore Melfi
Writers: Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder, Margot Lee Shetterly
Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Release date: Jan 6, 2017
Runtime 2h 7m

Content Advisory:
This film has been been rated "PG" by the classification and rating administration Motion Picture Association of America.
May not be suitable for some viewers. We encourage you to use your judgment based on age, maturity level, and subject matter.