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Dolores with Dolores Huerta in person

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

See the award-winning new documentary Dolores, and meet legendary activist and film subject Dolores Huerta in person at a post-film Q&A!

“Activist Dolores Huerta gets her props in this stirring doc.” – Claudia Puig, Wrap

Dolores Huerta is one of the most important, yet least known, activists in the fight for racial, class and gender equality in American history. She was an equal partner co-founding the first farm workers union with Cesar Chavez, but her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Even as she empowered a generation of immigrants to stand up for their rights, her own fiery dedication and relentless work ethic were constantly under attack. False accusations from foes and friends alike, of child neglect and immoral behavior from a woman who married three times and raised 11 children, pushed Dolores out of the very union she helped create. Still, she remains as steadfast in her fight as ever at the age of 87. Director Peter Bratt’s provocative and energizing documentary reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to the fight for justice and sets the record straight on one of the most effective and undervalued civil and labor rights leaders in modern U.S. history. Winner of Audience Awards for Best Documentary at the San Francisco, Seattle and Minneapolis Film Festivals.

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

The Loft Cinema
3233 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716 US
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