Dolores

  The tumultuous life and groundbreaking work of Dolores Huerta, termed one of the most important yet least known activists in American history, are chronicled in this documentary that provides a compelling glimpse of history in the making. Co-founder with Cesar Chavez of the nation’s first farm workers’ union, and strategist of the 1965 California […]

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A part of the 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival, Pepo Pa’l Senado (Vote for Pepo) is a jaunty political satire that offers a comedic escape from contemporary political anxieties. A special community screening will be at the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance on April 23, and the film will screen for the festival at AMC River East on April 21, 22 and 23.

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Silencio Blanco screens their video documentation of Lota, a city in central Chile, and discusses the region’s history of coal mining and community resistance. While in residence in Lota, the artists created Chiflón, El Silencio del Carbon, which is based in part on Baldomero Lillo’s story set in the infamous mine Chiflón del Diablo (the […]

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