Posts tagged "movie"

Cesar Chavez film opens today

Cesar Chavez film opens today
Across the U.S., Mexican-Americans and other Latinos are gathering with families and friends to go see the Cesar Chavez movie, which opens today. This is the first feature film about Chavez, who co-founded the United Farm Workers with Dolores Huerta. It is directed by Mexican actor, Diego Luna, co-produced by Chicago-connected actor John Malkovich. It... Read more »

Chicago actor Michael Peña to star in new film about Cesar Chavez

Chicago actor Michael Peña to star in new film about Cesar Chavez
This Thanksgiving most of us celebrated with family and food. But as you enjoy your leftovers let us also honor those who toil in the fields to pick the apples and pumpkins that we used in our pies and the other fruits and vegetables we enjoyed. Farm workers have long labored for fair wages and... Read more »

Disney #FAIL Día De Los Muertos

Disney #FAIL Día De Los Muertos
Here’s a scary thought. Disney wanted to trademark “Día De Los Muertos.” Day of the Dead is a Mexican and Central American holiday with roots in pre-Columbian and Catholic religious traditions. It is celebrated November 1 and 2 with cemetery vigils and shrines in honor of the departed. Apparently, Disney filed trademark applications for “Día... Read more »
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