Screening: Cesar Chavez

Directed by Diego Luna (United States, 2014)

Film Screening and Director's Talk

March 5, 2014

"Cesar Chavez" - Discussion with director Diego Luna

Event Description

On March 5, the Center for Latin American Studies hosted a screening of "Cesar Chavez" with director Diego Luna and producer Pablo Cruz.  After the screening, Luna discussed his film with Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm WorkersMaria Echaveste of the Berkeley Law School; and Harley Shaiken, professor and chair of CLAS.

“I think that’s what makes the film very powerful… when you see it you don’t see a man with a cape and a mask… you see a man doing something completely achievable by us — by you, by me, by anyone.” — Diego Luna


Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, Canana Films, the Office of the Chancellor, and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.

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Diego Luna introducing his film

"Cesar Chavez" - Diego Luna introduces his film

Maria Echaveste of the Berkeley Law School talks about the importance of the film

"Cesar Chavez" - Maria Echaveste, Diego Luna, Arturo Rodriguez

United Farm Workers president Arturo Rodriguez on the legacy of the farm workers' movement

"Cesar Chavez" - Arturo Rodriguez, United Farm Workers

CLAS chair Harley Shaiken introduces the discussion panel following the screening

"Cesar Chavez" - Introducing the Discussion