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AARP California Presents Free Screenings of Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez movie poster

We're proud to host three free screenings of the new film Cesar Chavez on March 27, 28, and 29 in Los Angeles, Whittier, and South Gate. The movie, directed by Diego Luna, is a cinematic portrait of the well-known union and civil rights leader. Admission is free, but space is limited and RSVPs are required.

The film stars Michael Peña  in the title role, along with America Ferrera,  Rosario Dawson,  and John Malkovich.   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.

Our Los Angeles screening will also feature a VIP reception and discussion with Robert Egger, Founder and President of L.A. Kitchen, and Rudy Espinoza, Executive Director, Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN)Celebrating the Legacy of Cesar Chavez:  Driving Toward Community Empowerment in Los Angeles. This will be an engaging conversation on how we find holistic solutions to interrelated priorities—hunger, income, housing and isolation—to better serve the 50+ population in communities throughout the city.

Free Screenings of Cesar Chavez
To RSVP, call 1-877-926-8300 or use the links below:

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
The Landmark 12 (map)
10850 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
RSVP for Los Angeles screening

Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Whittier Village 8 (map)
7038 Greenleaf Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
RSVP for Whittier screening

Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Edwards South Gate Stadium 20 IMAX (map)
8630 Garfield Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280
RSVP for South Gate screening

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