Museum, Hidden Villa, Foothill collaborate on screening of Cesar Chavez doc

By April 13, 2022In The News

Special to the Town Crier / Los Altos Town Crier

Hidden Villa, Foothill College and the Los Altos History Museum have scheduled a screening of the documentary “A Song for Cesar” 6 p.m. April 29 at Smithwick Theatre on the Foothill College campus, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

A half-hour panel discussion on the film will follow at 7:30 p.m.

“A Song for Cesar,” a tribute to Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers movement he created, explores the activist’s life from early childhood to his final days, and highlights the musicians and artists – Joan Baez, Maya Angelou and Carlos Santana – who peacefully advanced his legacy.

In 2004, guitarists and songwriters Abel Sanchez and Jorge Santana wrote the lyrics and music to “Song for Cesar” and set it to a short video infused with images of musicians and artists working side-by-side with Chavez…cont.

A screening of “A Song for Cesar,” with mural art by George Yepes, is scheduled April 29 at Smithwick Theatre on the Foothill College campus.