International Hotel Manilatown Center San Francisco, CA
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Delano Manongs Screening
The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated one of the American farm labor movement's finest hours The Delano Grape Strike of 1965 that brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). While the movement is known for Cesar Chavez's leadership and considered a Chicano movement, Filipinos played a pivotal role. Filipino labor organizer, Larry Itliong, a cigar-chomping union veteran, organized a group of 1500 Filipinos to strike against the grape growers of Delano, California, beginning a collaboration between Filipinos, Chicanos and other ethnic workers that would go on for years. Total Running Time 30 minutes. A Q&A with fhe filmmaker will follow the screening.
Please go to www.delanomanongs.com for more information about the film.
International Hotel Manilatown Center (View)
868 Kearny Street @ Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94108