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WICT Virginia: Virtual Movie Club
October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Virtual Movie Club
Wednesday, October 14, 4:00 – 5:00 pm ET
WICT VA invites you to explore diversity, leadership, courage and change during our inaugural “Virtual Movie Night.” Participants will begin by watching 20th Century Fox film “Hidden Figures” on their own. Then in traditional “book club” fashion, the group will gather virtually on Oct. 14 with moderator Angela Washington to discuss the film’s themes, impacts and lessons.
Free event open to WICT VA members and non-members. Registration is required by Monday, Oct. 12 at 4:00 pm.
About Hidden Figures
“Hidden Figures” tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) – brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the space race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
Hidden Figures is based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly.
Hidden Figures is available to rent on Amazon Prime, iTunes and Vudu. It is also available with a Hulu + Live TV subscription or on the FX website with eligible cable subscription. Hidden Figures is also available on Disney+.
About our Moderator
Angela Washington is Vice President of Marketing at Shentel, where she is responsible for the marketing of all company brands. She joined Shentel in 2010, as a Marketing Manager, and was promoted to Vice President of Customer Service in August 2015. She served as Director of Marketing and Sales at JetBroadband in Rustburg, VA prior to Shentel’s acquisition of that company. Angela also worked for Cox Communications in Fairfax and Roanoke, VA. She is a graduate of Ferrum College and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration. She is past president of the Virginia Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications.