Cesar Chavez

PG-13| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Famed labor organizer and civil-rights activist Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) is torn between his duty to his family and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.

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Genres: Docudrama, Biography

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Release Date: March 28th, 2014|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • April 06, 2014 Michael
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    Saw Cesar Chavez this week. Very moving and powerful. Shout-outs to Michael Pena, America Ferrara, Rosario Dawson and a splendid cast. So well directed and shot. So many closeups of just the workers--reminded me of Diego Rivera's work, in some strange way. Go!

  • April 05, 2014 livefullytoo
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    Entertaining but not as factual as I would have liked. Chavez received a telegram from MLK in 1966 supporting his work spiritually/financially. The UFW had a close relationship with SCLC especially after MLK died, just 2 months before Bobby. A gross omission that potentially divides black/brown.

  • March 30, 2014 on00000000188447
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    The film offers insight and perspective into the decision making process and strategies of the UFW, as well as candid looks into the family structure, both that of the Chavez family and the owners.


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