Secondary resource: Hidden Figures

Glasgow Film Education's free school resources are perfect for teachers, students or young film fans who want to hone their skills. Simply download and share with your class however you see fit.

This resource focuses on Hidden Figures, the story of the black women behind the success of NASA's first space flight.

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Hidden Figures (2016, PG)

A powerful film about the true story of mathematician Katherine G. Johnson and other black female colleagues at NASA. With an amazing cast, fantastic soundtrack and strong message, the film highlights the struggles and triumphs of a group of brilliant women.


Our resource includes questions on watching the film, analysis of the filmmaking, and tasks on other iconic women in the world of STEM.

Hidden Figures is currently available to watch on Disney Plus. This film is a PG due to a discrimination theme and mild bad language.

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