The three-time Oscar Award-nominated film about the incredible, untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains in the historic launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The film is presented in conjunction with the Chicago Air and Water Show, happening August 19 and 20.
(2016, rated PG, 127 minutes)
MILLENNIUM PARK SUMMER FILM SERIES is brought to you by the Millennium Park Foundation (co-curated with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events) on Tuesdays, June 13 – September 5 at 6:30pm (except Thursday, August 24 at 11am). Guests may take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as crowd-pleasing movies are presented on a state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen. Admission is free. Complete schedule: millenniumpark.org