For the occasion of the Infinite curiosity exhibition at the Turin Academy of Sciences, screening of "Hidden Figures" by Theodore Melfi. Free admission.

Cinema Massimo – 17 January 2018, 8.30 p.m. – Screen Three

Until 18 March, the Academy of Sciences Palace in Turin is hosting the Infinite curiosity. A journey in the universe together with Tullio Regge. The exhibition, promoted by Sistema Scienza Piemonte with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo and curated by Vincenzo Barone and Piero Bianucci, is proposing an ideal trip in the universe, from the immensely large to the extremely small, towards the discovery of the wonders of contemporary physics. Within this context, the University of Turin is organising a special screening of the film Hidden Figures by Theodore Melfi on Wednesday 17 January at 8.30 p.m. at the Cinema Massimo. At the end there will be a conversation between Piero Bianucci (a scientific journalist and curator of the exhibition) and Anna Ceresole (first researcher of the Institute of Nuclear Physics section in Turin). Free admission.


Theodore Melfi

Hidden Figures

(Usa 2017, 127’, DCP, col.)

The incredible story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson, three female African-American scientists who revolutionized studies at NASA, working at one of the biggest operations in history: sending astronaut John Glenn into orbit.