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TITLE: A Song for Cesar - The Music and the Movement
Director: Abel Sanchez, Andres Alegria

Genre: Music documentary

Format: HD


Contributors: Carlos Santana, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Baez, Maya Angelou, Ozomatli, Lila Downs

Company: Juno Films

Runtime: 85' minutes.

ID: 470.




This documentary film by Abel Sanchez and Andres Alegria presents a unique view of the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farmworker movement by uncovering the involvement of musicians and artists including among others Joan Baez, Maya Angelou and Carlos Santana – who dedicated their time, creativity and even reputations to peacefully advance Cesar Chavez’s movement to gain equality and justice for America’s suffering farmworkers. The documentary also explores other facets of Cesar’s life, from childhood to his final days, revelations that, until now, have not been shared on screen.