Cesar Chavez - Trailer
Director Diego LunaYear 2013Genre(s) Dramas
'Cesar Chavez' is the inspirational story of the celebrated American Mexican, labour leader and civil rights activist who devoted his life to improving the treatment of his fellow farm workers via attempting to rally 50,000 workers to stand up to the racial inequality and brutality at the hands of their employees.
Written by Keir Pearson (Hotel Rwanda) Chavez encapsulates the angst, horror and exploitation of the hard working farmers of America and the determination and bravery of Cesar Chavez who co-founded and lead the National Farm Workers Association during the non-violent, yet powerful, unprecedented actions committed by the farm workers in order to obtain the civil rights they deserved.
Chavez is a touching and moving biopic that represents the hope and aspiration of the working farmers in America during the .
Chavez is directed by Mexican Actor, Producer and Director, Diego Luna (Milk, The Terminal) and stars Michael Pena (Shooter, End of Watch) as Chavez, John Malkovich (Dangerous Liaisons, Being John Malkovich) as Bogdanovitch and Rosario Dawson (Sin City) as National Farm Worker co-founder Dolores Huerta.
'Cesar Chavez' is due for release on 28th March 2014 (US).
Starring: Michael Pena, John Malkovich, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Lisa Brenner, Jacob Vargas, Kevin Dunn, Mark Moses, Peter Jason, Gabriel Mann