WXIA-TV reports (http://on.11alive.com/2iLL3Ux ) Atlanta singer Janelle Monae, who plays Mary Jackson in the film, is offering a free screening on Sunday at 2 p.m. at AMC Southlake in Morrow. She announced the plan Friday on her social media accounts. "Hidden Figures" representatives will distribute tickets to guests on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The film chronicles the team of African-American women working behind the scenes at NASA who helped launch the first American into space. It also stars Taraji P. Hensen and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer.
Since its Jan. 6 opening, the movie has grossed nearly $61.9 million.