Audience reactions to Cesar’s Last Fast Work-In-Progress Screening at the Hammer Museum

October 21st, 2010 @

I’d like to share a few wonderful reviews from our Work-In-Progress Screening at the Hammer Museum. The screening was a HUGE success!!! The following is from Arturo Rodriguez, President of the UFW: This week I was in Los Angeles in a packed house at the Hammer Museum Theater in Westwood to see an early screening […]

Educators in Arizona Sue State Board of Education over Ban on Mexican-American Studies

October 21st, 2010 @

Kudos to the Tuscon area educators. Arizona’s anti-Ethnic Studies Law is one more reason we’re producing this documentary. “Eleven Tucson area educators have filed a lawsuit against the state board of education and superintendent this week arguing that a state ban against Mexican-American studies, set to take effect at the end of this year, is […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Challenge

October 10th, 2010 @

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month we are building momentum toward the completion of Cesar’s Last Fast. The challenge runs from September 15 through November 1, 2010. We have three goals for this challenge to meet by November 1st.On that day, we invite you to join us for the grand finale event. We’ll reveal our […]


October 2nd, 2010 @

This week our Hispanic Heritage Month Challenge got off to an AWESOME START! We passed our Facebook goal of recruiting 1000 “Likes” AND we raised $6,115 — exceeding this week’s target by over $1,000. In recognition of this inspiring progress, we’re releasing the attached video clip below from out upcoming L.A. Screening on Wednesday Oct. […]

George Ballis: Reporter-activist’s Chavez photos bolstered labor movement

September 29th, 2010 @

We mourn the loss of photo journalist George Ballis. His work helped raise the profile of the farm worker struggle and helped carry Cesar Chavez’s message and mission to our nation. His photographs are among those that inspire the making of our film. “George “Elfie” Ballis, a reporter turned activist whose 30,000 photographs of labor […]

Sundance Creative Producers Summit

August 22nd, 2010 @

The Sundance Institute selected “Cesar’s Last Fast” director/producer, Richard Ray Perez and producer, Molly O’Brien, to attend this years Sundance Creative Producers Summit. It’s a privileged opportunity where the filmmakers meet, one-on-one, with top-level industry executives who can guide this important film to completion. We are very excited! Now we’re even more empowered to bring […]

“Weaving Movements Together” Beneft Concert for Dolores Huerta

August 10th, 2010 @

This Friday August 13th, iconic human rights activist Dolores Huerta Celebrates her 80th Birthday with “Weaving Movements Together:” A Benefit Concert Featuring Legendary Special Guest Carlos Santana at the Greek Theatre, in Los Angeles and webcast live to over 25 simultaneous parties nationwide. The producers of “Cesar’s Last Fast” encourage you to support Dolores Huerta […]

Man working in Arvin fields collapses and dies

July 20th, 2010 @

This is the first potentially heat-related death that Cal-OSHA has investigated in Kern County this year. The cause of death of a 54-year-old man who collapsed and died Wednesday afternoon after working in an Arvin field is pending further investigation. [Read More]


January 25th, 2010 @

Inspired! That’s how I can best describe my overall feeling being here at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. I’m inspired by the response Molly and I have received by our film-in-progress. Cara Mertes, Director of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and the Sundance Documentary Fund, stressed that the time is now for a film […]

Day 30

November 13th, 2009 @

Kickstarter Heroes!


Beverley Keefe
Eric J Jasso
Hashem Charles
Malka O'Brien
Karin Keefe
Ed Barguiarena
Jo Green
Gary Thompson
Susana Serna
Alma Alvarez
joyce deep
Rosa Maria Ruvalcaba
Danielle von Zerneck
Sonia Luna
Mona Alvarado Frazier
Miguel Duran
James Havey
Alfonso R. Trujillo
Kristi Stahl
Emerita Jimenez
Bob Summers & Orly Yadin
Norman Cowie
Oren Jaffe
Paul Cummings
Delia Ibarra
Lisa Smithline
Shana Weiss
Cecilia Estolano
Samuel Bell Pullen
Jason Mann
magdaleno rose-avila
Joe Winston
Judy Martinez
Richard Jacobs
Jeanette Vandekamp
John Murphy
Andrew Robinson
Alegria De La Cruz
lisette beauregard lewis
k. kent
susan medina
Rob Alleger
Sandra Chandler
Allison Amon
Ana L. Flores
Carla Gutierrez
Leslie Smith
Elizabeth Ruvalcaba
Sofia R Benson
Erika Hoyle
John Sullivan
Priya Sridharan
Anayansi Prado
Jo Ann Z Wilson
Adrian Manzano
Debbie Miller
Raymond Ramirez
Virginia Vega-Siferd
Valerie Quintero
Paolo Campana
Viktoria Ershova
Scott Chang
Robin Urevich
Silvia Mariscal
Amy Barnes Siegel
Dusti Gurule
Veronica Montoya
veronica famighetti
jonathan schell
Sheila Thompson
Anya Keefe
Tania Reyes Mills
Ruth Keefe
Andrea Black
Tami Fairweather
Paul Soreff
Lisa Whiteman
Lisel Holdenried
Paul Loeb
pablo bryant
Christopher Mabile
Janet Swanson
Pedro Vasquez
Liz Lopez
Martin Cox
Susan Mumpower-Spriggs
Michael Friberg
Sandra Benson
Silvia Gonzalez
Carol Jean Hale
Manny Ponce
Chelo Alvarez-Stehle
Cat Duarte
Margo Ponce Diaz
Monika Navarro
Maria Cuerda
Pedro Pablo Celedón
Tracey Brieger
Bernardo Ruiz
Salvador Paniagua
Andy Chou
James W. Burke
Edgar Morales
Jeff Stewart
Jilann Spitzmiller
Michael Roth
Robert D. Downs
Grace Lee
Eugenia Hernandez
Priscilla Orta-Wenner
Betty Bastidas
Steven Barkan
Richard Martinez
alan kuker
Gabriela Bohm
Scott Kaplan
mickey cabrera
Vivien Hillgrove
Orin O'Brien
Carolyn Shadle
Linn Harter
Lauri Tanner
John Wellington Ennis
emilio zavala
Joseph Beyer

Cesar’s Last Fast Teaser: Day 30

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