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Dolores (free)

  • Central Library 201 West Main Street Madison, WI, 53703 United States (map)

The Indie Lens Pop-Up series, co-curated by Wisconsin Public Television, Madison Public Library, and ITVS returns to the Central Library with a screening of Dolores. Peter Bratt's 2017 documentary is a portrait of Dolores Huerta, one of the leaders of the United Farm Workers of America's 1965 Delano grape strike, which won collective bargaining rights for the largely Filipino and Mexican migrant farmworkers who spearheaded the movement. Huerta, who is now regarded as a environmental and labor rights activist and feminist icon, shares stories of her upbringing and introduction to the movement in the film, which focuses not only on her life's work but also on the lack of recognition she's received in the decades since the Delano strike. —Erica Motz