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Year: 2017

Original Title: Dolores

Country: USA

Length: 95 minutes

Genre: Documentary


Distributor: DocHouse

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: December 01 2017

United States: September 01 2017


Ranking: 10,269 out of 14,471 movies (up 1074)


8.4 by 6 media


Dolores Huerta was an activist who waved the conventions on gender in the 1950s. Along with César Chávez, she created the first union of workers in the country, fighting against racism and discrimination against immigrant farmers. However, her struggle ended up becoming a demand for gender equality after being expelled from her own union. 'Dolores' is a documentary that focuses on the figure of the activist, who actively fought to connect her new feminism with racial and social justice, dealing with 11 children from three different marriages. Peter Bratt ('The Mission') directs this documentary produced by Brian Benson ('The Diary of a Teenage Girl') that intersperses interviews and statements from the garden itself with those of relatives and prominent personalities such as Hillary Clinton or Angela Davis.