Cesar Chavez film opening soon


The movie stars Michael Pena, America Ferrara, Rosario Dawson, and John Malkovich.

Press Release Date: 2014-03-11T04:00:00+00:00


A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez.

In Theaters 3.28.14


Directed by Diego Luna, Chávez chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leaderand labor organizer, Cesar Chavez. Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle for the rights of farm workers. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the system.

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Levy_Chavez coverUniversity of Minnesota Press is publisher of the only authorized biography of Cesar Chavez, Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa.