Dolores Reviews

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October 18, 2019
Watch it to celebrate and be inspired.
April 26, 2019
This well-made documentary goes a way towards righting that wrong in the case of Huerta.
March 28, 2018
This documentary's not exactly perfect, but it's thorough, sincere and real and a great primer if you're one of the many to whom her name is unfamiliar.
March 14, 2018
This film is a must for you and your family. [Full review in Spanish]
January 25, 2018
First a pioneer and now an icon, Dolores Huerta is above all a woman committed, as ever, to the many causes she has championed throughout her life.
December 28, 2017
[Peter Bratt] deftly edits together archival footage and interviews with Huerta's children, co-workers, collaborators, and Huerta herself. He backs it with a jazz and salsa soundtrack and tells the story with zest and clarity.
December 28, 2017
It's a powerful, provocative filmmaking that could potentially inspire a new generation of Dolores Huertas.
December 3, 2017
[An] essential documentary.
December 1, 2017
Using powerful archive material, the film chronicles Huerta's life and triumphs.
December 1, 2017
Modern US history gets a bracing rewrite with Dolores...
November 30, 2017
Seem[s] fairly formulaic with its linear narrative and mixture of talking heads with archive footage, but it is significant both in raising the profile of a woman too long overlooked and crucially in giving her back control over her own story.
November 16, 2017
This documentary about pioneering activist and union organizer Dolores Huerta tells an all-too-familiar story of a vastly talented woman who achieved greatness, only to be finally kicked aside and forgotten by men in power, because she is a woman.
October 27, 2017
Dolores is only interested in getting the activist recognition, and it serves as an entertaining overview of the staggering things Huerta has accomplished.
October 8, 2017
If you've never heard of Dolores Huerta, it's because there's been a concerted effort to erase her from the history books, a racially motivated slight the fascinating documentary "Dolores" determinedly seeks to correct.
October 6, 2017
Dolores is ultimately straightforward, insightful and should be credited for presenting a broad look at a woman many find heroic, and others find polarizing.
October 6, 2017
This splendid film recognizes the legions of men and women who stood with Dolores in challenging the slave wages, inhumane working conditions and sexism.
October 6, 2017
With Dolores, we're getting the lesson we deserve.
October 5, 2017
What's clear is that after watching Dolores, this woman becomes an unforgettable figure in the annals of Mexican-American history...
September 28, 2017
If Huerta was a fringe player in history before, "Dolores" rightfully restores the importance of her accomplishments and the urgency of her message.
September 26, 2017
A deft and compelling documentary about one of America's premier Latino labor leaders and civil rights activists.
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