© 2022 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Celebrate and explore Hispanic Heritage Month with WKAR

A Song for Cesar | Film Screening with Q&A

A Song for Cesar - Chavez illustrated portrait

Thu., Oct. 13, 2022 at 7 p.m. at WKAR and streaming | Join the conversation around this film by Abel Sanchez and Andres Alegeria. REGISTER HERE

Civil rights and union leader Cesar Chavez left a legacy of peaceful protest that carries an important message for people today. This film tells the story of artists and musicians who were inspired by the farmworkers’ perseverance for change and dedicated their creative artistry to support the cause. Through a blend of music, art, and rich historical images, “A Song for Cesar” brings a timely reminder of art’s role in progressive change.

Artists featured in the film include Carlos Santana, Maya Angelou and Cheech Marin, as well as movement leader Dolores Huerta, among many others.

The evening with WKAR includes screening of the 85-minute film, followed by a Q&A session with a panel moderated by Dr. Rubén Martinez of the Julian Samora Research Institute at MSU.

In-Person and Virtual

This free event will be in-person at WKAR studios on the campus of MSU and will also be streamed.

REGISTER HERE to request in-person seating and for streaming details.

View the Trailer

Presented by WKAR Public Media and Julian Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University.

Promotional support provided by
MSU Chicano/Latino Studies Program
MSU CAMP - College Assistance Migrant Program Scholars Initiative
CRU - Culturas de las Razas Unidas - Latinx Student Organization
ChiLA - MSU Chicanx/Latinx Association

WKAR News coverage is made possible by supporters who value fact-based journalism. During the Fall Radio Fundraiser, you can help ensure more trustworthy reporting all year long for as little as $7 a month. DONATE NOW to do your part now to fund more local and national stories. Thank you.