“If you know a family in need that would like to see our movie but can’t afford it, have them come,” Spencer wrote. “It’s first come first served. My mom would not have been able to afford to take me and my siblings. So, I’m honoring her and all single parents this #mlkweekend Pass the word.”
Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to Jess Cagle on why she bought out a screening room in Baldwin Hills for families of single mothers and other low income folks to attend. Hidden Figures is about three young math whiz kids who have to try to climb the ladder of success amid racial segregation in the south, even at NASA. Aside from being an entertaining day at the movies, Hidden Figures must be seen by all young kids growing up in America today to remind them that walls and fences are build to be destroyed.