Join us for an Afterwords following Thursday night's 6pm screening with representatives from the Missouri Young Farmers' Coalition
Afterwords is Ragtag’s discussion series where we invite
special guests to help us better understand a new movie.
Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists
in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm
workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone
largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and
labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant
feminists of the twentieth century — and she continues the fight to this
day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely
private mother to eleven, the documentary reveals the raw, personal
stakes involved in committing one's life to social change.
is a fascinating corrective to 50-plus years of American history. It's
educational, to be sure, but also exhilarating, inspiring and deeply
emotional." (Lora Grady, Washington Post)
AFTERWORDS is supported by the Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs.