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The  Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers's Struggle

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Awards and Funding

Major Funders

National Endowment for the Humanities
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Additional Funding

San Francisco Foundation
California Wellness Foundation
California Council for the Humanities
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur
Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
Columbia Foundation
California Community Foundation
Hazen Foundation

Farmworker women and men


CINE Golden Eagle
Gold Apple, National Educational Media Network
Best Documentary, San Antonio CineFestival
Golden Plaque, Chicago Intl. Film Festival
Gold Medal, Charleston International Film Festival
ALMA award, National Council of La Raza
Joady award, The Working Group


" intimate portrait of one man whose quiet charisma and understanding of power made a huge difference."
- Los Angeles Times

"This vivid two-hour tribute to the life and work of Cesar Chavez is told in the context of the hard lives of the migrant farm workers whose cause he forced upon the nation's conscience."
- New York Times

* * * 1/2 "A must for any library interested in Latino Studies, labor studies, or California history."
-Video Librarian

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