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Dolores Huerta and some of her kids, in a home movie seen in
Lists

May 09, 2019

Motherhood: The Universal Story, in Films

Sharon Knolle in Lists


Motherhood is universal – none of us would be here without our moms. For some, that relationship is loving and supportive; for others, it's fraught with complications. Especially if Mom…...

Dolores Huerta, with Cesar Chavez, in public speech from the 60s, in a film strip image
Beyond the Films

March 21, 2018

Screenwriter Josefina López on how Dolores Huerta is the Mother of Inspiration

Independent Lens in Beyond the Films

by Josefina López The award-winning screenwriter (Real Women Have Curves), playwright, and activist López writes her own personal perspective on her connection to and parallels with Dolores Huerta's story. I…...

Dolores Huerta, black and white photo, from
Interviews

March 13, 2018

Peter Bratt Feels the Calling to Tell Dolores Huerta’s Story

Craig Phillips in Interviews

Filmmaker Peter Bratt's first feature Follow Me Home, a San Francisco International Film Festival Audience Award winner, was produced with his brother Benjamin Bratt, which they followed with the heartfelt indie film La…...

Dolores Huerta at a press conference, as seen in the movie Dolores
Independent Film

March 07, 2018

From Jane to Dolores, Agnès to Elsa, Documentaries on Unheralded Women Who Made History

Sharon Knolle in Independent Film

In celebration of Women's History Month (every March), we focus on great recent documentaries about great women, all who forged their own path in times and places where that wasn't expected…...