Fighting for Our Lives (film)

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Fighting for Our Lives
DVD Cover of Fighting for Our Lives.jpg
DVD Cover
Directed by Glen Pearcy
Produced by Glen Pearcy
Written by Peter Matthiessen
Glen Pearcy
Luis Valdez
Narrated by Luis Valdez
Cinematography Glen Pearcy
Edited by Glen Pearcy
Release dates
  • November 1975 (1975-11)
Running time
59 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Fighting for Our Lives is a 1975 documentary film produced and directed by Glen Pearcy. The film documents the striking of California grape workers from Coachella to Fresno as they negotiate for a United Farm Workers (UFW) contract in 1973.[1] The film also depicts their non-violent struggle against police brutality on the picket lines. It was nominated for the 1976 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2]

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