Michael Pena

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Name: Michael Pena
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Underwater Dreams

, 7:00pm ET - 9:30pm ET About This Event , narrated by Michael Peña, chronicles the epic story of four teenage boys from the desert who built an underwater robot from Home Depot parts, and went up against engineering powerhouse MIT in the process.This ... [Published American Progress - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cesar Chavez Flick Lacks Nuance, Economic Literacy

The new biopic Cesar Chavez film is an emotional tale that breathes new life into the story of the important Latino labor organizer who died in 1993. Michael Pena portrays an intrepid Chavez fighting against unconstitutional bans on farm workers' gatherings, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘Cesar Chavez’

Michael Pena as Cesar Chavez in a scene from “Cesar Chavez.”(AP) — Diego Luna’s heartfelt biographical drama, “Cesar Chavez,” chronicles the five-year struggle of the United Farm Workers co-founder in the 1960s to get California grape growers to the negotiating ... [Published Reflejos - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jal Police Chief Suspended in Wake of Possible Investigation

Wink Sinkhole Growing, Sheriff Concerned About Public Safety Wink Sinkhole Growing, Sheriff Concerned About Public SafetyThe Wink sinkholes have been the talk of the town since they were first discovered several years ago, but now one of those sinkholes ... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cesar Chavez gives leader routine treatment

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, the movie "Cesar Chavez" tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm w ... [Published Hola Arkansas - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man Indicted on Murder Charges in Reeves County

Staff ReportNewsWest 9REEVES COUNTY - The man accused of killing his girlfriend back in January has been formally charged with her murder.30-year-old Michael Pena was indicted in Reeves County on Tuesday for multiple felony charges including murder and ... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

When Hollywood advocates, should people listen?

Listen Now[16 min 6 sec] Kevin Winter/Actors Jacob Vargas, Michael Pena, America Ferrera, director Diego Luna, actors Rosario Dawson and Yancey Arias arrive at the premiere of Pantelion Films And Participant Media's "Cesar Chavez" at the Chinese ... [Published SCPR - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

REVIEW : ‘Cesar Chavez’ an adequate exploration of a cultural icon

Sometimes a humble and earnest attempt at chronicling the life of a historical figure will seem helplessly lacking up against the totality of that person’s legacy.In other words, “Cesar Chavez” always would be facing an uphill battle against everything ... [Published Commerce City Sentinel Express - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 3 reports

More Grapes Than Wrath in 'Cesar Chavez'

movie review**Cesar ChavezDirected by: Diego LunaWritten by: Keir Pearson and Timothy J. SextonStarring: Michael Pena, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, JohnMalkovich, Jack HolmesAt: Boston Common, Kendall, Methuen,and RevereRunning time: 101 minutesRated: ... [Published HighBeam Research - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Michael Pena’s quiet power

So many of the seminal events of 1962 are well-remembered today — even by those not even close to being born at that time. Mention the Beatles releasing their first album, President Kennedy’s Cuban missile crisis or John Glenn orbiting the Earth, and ... [Published HighBeam Research - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 4 reports

Cesar Chavez film opens today

Across the U.S., Mexican-Americans and other Latinos are gathering with families and friends to go see the Cesar Chavez movie, which opens today.This is the first feature film about Chavez, who co-founded the United Farm Workers with Dolores Huerta.It ... [Published Chicago Now - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 4 reports

'Cesar Chavez' Review: Michael Peña Captures the Labor Leader's Magnetic Intensity

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.By Todd GilchristLOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - If 'Cesar Chavez' is hagiography, at least it's telling the story of a person who probably deserves it: the eponymous Chavez, a Mexican-American migrant laborer-turned-civil rights ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Mar 27 2014]

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The N.Y.P.D. Misfires [Published New Yorker - 1 hour ago]
Underwater Dreams [Published American Progress - 4 hours ago]
Actors Headline Albuquerque Film & Media Experi... [Published PRWeb - 5 hours ago]
"Cesar's Last Fast": The last shall be first [Published People's World - Apr 21 2014]
Cesar Chavez Flick Lacks Nuance, Economic Literacy [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 21 2014]
‘Cesar Chavez’ [Published Reflejos - Apr 20 2014]
Cesar Chavez Flick Lacks Nuance, Economic Literacy [Published Forbes.com - Apr 20 2014]
Specialty B.O. Preview: ‘Fading Gigolo’, ‘The F... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 18 2014]
Jal Police Chief Suspended in Wake of Possible ... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Apr 17 2014]
Cesar Chavez gives leader routine treatment [Published Hola Arkansas - Apr 17 2014]
Man Indicted on Murder Charges in Reeves County [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Apr 17 2014]
Eva Longoria discusses her education, beau Jose... [Published UPI - Apr 15 2014]
Cesar Chavez The Film - Opening March 28th, 2014 [Published Lowrider - Apr 15 2014]
QED International Layoffs Following Box Office ... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 15 2014]
Cinema in Focus: ‘Cesar Chavez’ [Published Noozhawk.com - Apr 14 2014]
Pilgrimage in Pomona honors the legacy of Cesar... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Apr 13 2014]
Echoes from “Cesar Chavez” reverberate to today [Published People's World - Apr 10 2014]
Standing on principle [Published Californian - Apr 10 2014]
BMW Charity Pro-Am Celebs Announced [Published WSPA - Apr 08 2014]
10 Actors Who've Deserved More Recognition in t... [Published Complex - Apr 08 2014]
New 'Cesar Chavez' film omits Filipino farm lea... [Published Rappler - Apr 08 2014]
Twice Betrayed [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 07 2014]
Two Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Copper [Published KiiiTV3.com - Apr 07 2014]
CENTRAL VALLEY CHEERS RED CARPET SCREENING OF C... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 07 2014]
Cesar Chavez Film Faces Criticism For Not Being... [Published NPR - Apr 05 2014]
Film capsules [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 05 2014]
Cesar Chavez film is excellent addition to labo... [Published People's World - Apr 03 2014]
Film Clips: March 3, 2014 [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Apr 03 2014]
Cesar Chavez's complicated legacy [Published MSNBC - Apr 03 2014]
Ask a Mexican: Special César Chávez Edición [Published River Front Times - Apr 02 2014]
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Would Cesar Chavez Have Wanted Forced Unionizat... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 29 2014]
A few weeks ago, Reason TV released the above video entitled, "Forced to Unionize: Is this Cesar Chavez's Legacy?" The UnitedFarm Workers' (UFW) answer to that question seems to be aresounding, "Hell yes!" On the eve of the theatrical release of ...
Would Cesar Chavez Have Wanted Forced Unionizat... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 28 2014]
A few weeks ago, Reason TV released the above video entitled, "Forced to Unionize: Is this Cesar Chavez's Legacy?" The UnitedFarm Workers' (UFW) answer to that question seems to be aresounding, "Hell yes!" On the eve of the theatrical release of ...
Cesar Chavez, The UFW, and Strategic Racism [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Mar 28 2014]
On March 31, Eleven states will hold holidays celebrating labor and Latino Leader Cesar Chavez. A new film Cesar Chavez: An American Hero, starring Michael Peña as Cesar Chavez and Rosario Dawson as Dolores Huerta opens in cities across the country on ...
'Cesar Chavez' Review: Biopic Hijacked by Moder... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 27 2014]
Cesar Chavez shows the pitfalls of recreating history through a distorted progressive lens. This directorial effort from actor Diego Luna starts nobly enough, as Michael Pena plays well-regarded figure Cesar Chavez talking about the plight of workers ...
Chavez Biopic Shown To 1,000 Calif. Farm Workers [Published TIME.com - Mar 27 2014]
(DELANO, Calif.) — In California’s fertile Central Valley, immigrant workers pick produce sold worldwide. They’re mostly Spanish speakers who work long hours in the dirt and sun — not your typical crowd for a Hollywood movie premiere. More Climate Change ...
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