Cesar Chavez


Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson and John Malkovich star in the biopic drama Cesar Chavez. Watch the movie trailer below. Directed by actor Diego Luna, the film tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer Cesar Chavez (Peña), who is torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.

Cesar Chavez movie poster
  • Release Date: March 28, 2014
  • Studio: Pantelion Films (Lionsgate)
  • Genre: Biography, Drama
  • Director: Diego Luna
  • Screenwriter: Keir Pearson, Timothy J. Sexton
  • Official Website: FB.com/CesarChavezMovie
  • Cast: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich, Jacob Vargas, Yancey Arias, Wes Bentley, John Ortoz
  • Running Time: 1 hr. 41 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for some violence and language.

Plot Summary

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, “Cesar Chavez” tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world.

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Cesar Chavez – Movie Trailer

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