3 days ago
Tsr staff: jade ashley @jade_ashley94
#hiddenfigures, starring #tarajiphenson, #octaviaspencer, and #janellemonae
did amazing at the box office following its release.
although the film has been out of the theatres for months, the oscar-nominated film still continues to make an impact.
according to the hollywood reporter, for the first time in the history of the u.s. state department, a hollywood film has inspired a publicly funded exchange program, which will be known as #hiddennomore.
the program will “bring 50 women working in science, technology, engineering, and math in 50 countries in africa, europe, asia and latin america to the united states.”
liba rubenstein, head of social impact for 21st century fox, said, “this movie has taken on a life of its own and sparked things we’ve never seen before. from a social impact perspective, the enduring relevance of this film means there has been no end to the demand for partnerships.”
a few months following the film's release, the state department contacted—read more at theshaderoom.com (📷: kevin winter/ @gettyimages)