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 –
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/
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 [...]
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.