Documentary Film Festival Coming to Austin in March


A Tribute to Cesar Chavez: Mexican American Civil Rights Documentary Films will be featured during the film festival to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th.


Directed by Carlos Sandoval & Peter Miller March 8, 7 pm AND March 9, 8:30 pm in the Black Box Theater

THE FIGHT IN THE FIELDS, (Cesar Chavez and the Farm-workers’ Struggle) A Film by Ray Telles & Rick Tejada-Flores March 8, 7 pm in the main Auditorium.


Directed by Beranrdo Ruiz

March 9, 7pm in the main Auditorium.


Directed by Jon Wilkman March 8, 8:30 pm and March 9, 7 pm in the Black Box Theater.

The film festival will be held at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin.  For more information on the films, call 512. 974.3770 or email: or and visit or

Information available through the City of Austin

Liz Lopez



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