The biography of UFW leader Cesar Chavez shows how he used nonviolence to better the wages & living conditions of Hispanic grape pickers in the 60s.
The true story of how Cesar Chavez organized grape pickers to form the UFW and how he triumphed over powerful enemies for better wages & conditions.
You’ve probably hear more about NOAH, but the film that I’m anticipating the most that’s to be released at the end of this month is CESAR CHAVEZ. Based on the life of the activist head of the United Farm Works Cesar Chavez, I think this will be of more interested to those engaged in social …
Inside: Reviews of Cesar Chavez, Noah, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Divergent, The Wind Rises, The Great Beauty, Tim’s Vermeer, God’s Not Dead, and Pompeii. And much more. Click image or title above for more details.
The NEW April issue of Visual Parables Journal features complete study guides of films including “Cesar Chavez,” shown here. To learn more and buy this new issue, click on the link above to “The Store: Visual Parables Journal.”
The life & times of Catholic activist Dorothy Day, from her suffragette days through her work with Peter Maurin in starting the Catholic Workers movement through the Vietnam protests.
Our new week of Lenten reflections on faith and film is ready now. Click on the title of this week’s collection to read all seven reflections.
Whether for personal or group viewing, below are some excellent films available in video that honor this great prophet for America. To read my reviews, click onto a title. THE LONG WALK HOME I start with this wonderful film because it is so little know, despite its two major stars, Whoopi Goldberg & Susie Spacek–and …
You’ll love this story of a coach who urges his kids to compete despite the cross-cultural challenges they face. Click the movie title to read my entire review.
To read the longer review click onto the film title. Cesar Chavez Rated PG-13. Malachi 3:5. This film biography of the great Hispanic Grape Boycott leader will remind us that the battle for decent wages, working conditions was as hard fought by Hispanics and as stoutly resisted as the Civil Rights struggle was for African …