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Originally posted via TheRoot
Actress and recent Golden Globe nominee Octavia Spencer provided a free screening of her critically acclaimed film, Hidden Figures, for Los Angeles families who may not be able to afford to see it.
“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.”
Tomorrow I've bought the 8pm showing of #hiddenfigures the rave Baldwin hills. If you know a family in need that would like to see our movie but can't afford it have them come. 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.
Spencer stars alongside Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae in the film about the brilliant black women who were integral in the U.S. space race against Russia.