Check out the movie trailer for “Cesar Chavez: An American Hero!” The movie depicting the life of the great Cesar Chavez and his peaceful farm workers movement will be in theaters in March. The movie was directed by Diego Luna and stars Michael Peña as Chavez and also features Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera and Jacob Vargas.
The movie premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this month.
Golden Globe winning actress Ferrera plays the part of Chavez’s wife, while Dawson portrays Dolores Huerta, Chavez’s partner in founding the National Farmworkers Association (later called the United Farm Workers). The movie marks Luna’s second directorial effort.
The movie premieres on March 28 and premieres in Mexico on May 2, where part of the movie was filmed.