Pivot and Univision Acquire Exclusive U.S. TV Rights To ‘Cesar’s Last Fast’

January 18th, 2014 @

Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 PIVOT AND UNIVISION ACQUIRE EXCLUSIVE U.S. TV RIGHTS TO ‘CESAR’S LAST FAST’ PRIOR TO ITS SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL DEBUT   Original Documentary About Famed Labor Organizer Marks First In Joint Venture Between Univision News and Participant Media’s TV Network Park City, Utah-January 18, 2014– Pivot, the cable network from […]

Our page in the Sundance Film Guide

January 14th, 2014 @

Looking for information about the film, our appearance at Sundance, the list of screenings, and more? You can find just about everything Sundance-related right here at the Cesar’s Last Fast page in the online film guide.

Hello There

August 28th, 2012 @

Hello! And apologies for being out of touch! How have you been? We’ve been very well, but we’ve also been very busy. So busy in fact that you may have noticed the slump in our blog posts. Here’s the latest: We’ve been on the road, in the fields, through the trenches, under the trees (literally) and getting ever […]

19 Years Ago

April 23rd, 2012 @

Cesar Chavez passed 19 years ago today. April 23, 1993. “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community…Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez –

Cesar’s Last Fast mentioned in Chicago’s “The Chicana”.

April 3rd, 2012 @

We were proud to be featured in this in-depth article about how the ever-growing legacy of Cesar Chavez, has fueled two new film ventures, one of which being our very own. You can read the article here: http://chicanafromchicago.com/2012/03/31/cesar-chavez-todavia-se-puede/ http://chicanafromchicago.com/about/

Si Se Puede

March 31st, 2012 @

Today, as we observe Cesar Chavez’s 85th birthday, we are happy to report that post production on “Cesar’s Last Fast” is well underway. Here’s what we’ve been up to: Our intrepid associate producer, Erika Hoyle, has helped us identify and catalogue over 400 hours of archival footage. That footage, along with the original footage we’ve […]

Richard Ray Perez @ The Sundance Institute’s storytelling conference.

March 17th, 2012 @

Rick presented clips form our work-in-progress at the Sundance Institute’s storytelling workshop in Imperial Valley. It was a big success with aspiring filmmakers attending from as far away as Yuma, Arizona (where Cesar was born), and across the border from Mexicali. Saturday February 18, 2012 in Imperial, California.

How Will You Use Cesar’s Last Fast?

January 25th, 2012 @

A dedicated educator in South Dakota tells us how he would like to use Cesar’s Last Fast in the classroom: “Thank you so much for your work. I am a 39 year old school teacher at Sisseton Wahpeton College, a tribal community college in Sisseton South Dakota. I teach speech 110 to students many of […]

Excerpts from a telegram from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Cesar Chavez

January 15th, 2012 @

by UFW on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 8:43pm · Cesar Chavez had closely followed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s career since the 1950s Montgomery bus boycott. Whenever newspapers carried accounts of Dr. King’s battles in the South, the stories “would jump out of the pages at me,” Cesar would later recall. Dr. King reaffirmed Cesar’s commitment to nonviolent […]

Thank you.

September 29th, 2011 @

  Wow. It’s about all we can say. WOW. 52 backers and close to $7,200 in just four days. Thank you so much! The overwhelming response to our Kickstarter campaign reaffirms our faith that this film is meaningful to people, that the spirit and legacy of Cesar Chavez is a story that needs to be […]


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