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 […]
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! 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
La Opinion has published a wonderful article about Cesar’s Last Fast and tomorrow’s screening. Share the article and spread the word. “Este miércoles, 6 de octubre, el Sundance Institute presenta un avance de escenas selectas del nuevo documental Cesar’s Last Fast, producido por Richard Ray Pérez y Molly O’Brien. El escenario de la presentación es el Hammer Museum de Los […]