"Cesar Chavez" Premieres at SXSW 2014

Posted Tuesday March 11, 2014 10:02 PM GMT

Eager to tell the story of one of the most known labor leaders in American history, the stars of "Cesar Chavez" attended the premiere at the 2014 SXSW Music, Film & Interactive festival in Austin, Texas on Monday (March 10).

Smiling brightly on the red carpet was Rosario Dawson in a sleeveless orange and blue patterned dress while America Ferrera chose a strapless blue dress with a matching clutch.

Nearby, director Diego Luna joined the actor who plays the title character, Michael Peña. The film follows the story of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer who fought for the rights of farm workers.

Hoping to educate a large audience on his extraordinary life, "Cesar Chavez" hits theaters on March 28th.

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