Activist Dolores Huerta and filmmaker Peter Bratt talk about how Gandhi’s non-violent methods of protest influenced Cesar Chavez and the farm workers movement of California. Gandhi’s philosophy was a huge influence on Chavez points out Huerta, who is the subject of the film Dolores directed by Bratt. Huerta became an activist at a young age & was a co-founder of the farm workers movement with Chavez.
This interview is a highlight of a longer interview with Huerta and Bratt. Dolores releases in theatres in the US in mid-September 2017 and will show on PBS in 2018.