The critics agree: Cesar Chavez would love Cesar Chavez!
Tirdad Derakhshani of The Philadelphia Inquirer gives the film “applause and cheers” in his review.
Betsy Sharkey of The Los Angeles Times calls the movie “courageous, controversial, quietly charismatic, politically astute.”
The Dissolve’s Nathan Rabin says it easily tops previous Chavez films like “Cesar Chavez: Strike for Justice!” and “The Grape Crusade of Cesar Chavez.”
Nerdist’s Witney Seibold raves, “It simplifies the complexity of an amazing person.”
RogerEbert.com’s Godfrey Cheshire gushes that Cesar Chavez is “reverential” and “admiring.”