The following ten-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Theodore Melfi-directed 2016 period drama film "Hidden Figures" that stars Taraji Henson, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, and Kirsten Dunst. It can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film from Wikipedia. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and nine contain 53 comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's characterization, cinematography, conflict, costume, dialogue, editing, foreshadowing, inferences, irony, mise en scene, mood, plot, point of view, setting, sound, story, style, subtext, suspense, symbolism, and themes. The tenth page contains discussion questions on the characterization, comic relief, conflicts, feminism, figurative language, ideologies, plot, setting, smoking, and themes.
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