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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Reel Work Labor Film Festival: DOLORES


Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Program Starts: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM

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Sponsor: Watsonville Film Festival, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Place: Appleton Grill, 410 Rodriguez St., Watsonville
410 Rodriguez St Watsonville
Accessibility: Wheelchair, Restrooms, Parking


Trailer for Dolores

(Peter Bratt, 2017, 96min, USA)

Among the most important yet least known activists in U.S. history, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, but her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. She started as a young activist at Stockton High School, was the mother of eleven children, and is now deservedly gaining credit for her many contributions in empowering working people.

Speakers: Terry Sandoval, United Healthcare Workers - West; Francisco Rodriguez, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers

Event Hosts: Watsonville Film Festival, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers

Contact Information:
Contact: Jeffrey Smedberg
Admission: Optional/Requested
Use of funds: Organization Fundraiser