“DOLORES” Film Screening and Distinguished Social Sciences Alumni Award
April 26 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm | Del Mar Theatre
Please join us on April 26, 5:45-8 p.m. at the Del Mar Theatre to honor Peter Bratt, the 2023 Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, and view his film DOLORES, which will be introduced by Jennifer Seibel Newsom. After the screening, Associate Professor Sylvanna Falcón will lead a conversation with Peter.
Peter Bratt (1986 Cowell College, Politics) is a Rockefeller Fellow, a Peabody Award winner, an Emmy-nominated film producer, writer, director, community organizer, and social justice activist. Born and raised in San Francisco by a strong, indigenous, single mother from Peru, his family was part of the American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz, the Wounded Knee stand-off, and the Farm Workers Movement.
Peter wrote, produced and directed DOLORES, a feature documentary about civil rights icon Dolores Huerta that was executive produced by legendary musician Carlos Santana. DOLORES debuted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and has won numerous awards, including a 2018 Peabody Award and a Critic’s Circle Award.
Presented by the Division of Social Sciences and the Delores Huerta Research Center for the Americas. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Institute.