CinematographyGlen Pearcy Duration CountryUnited States
WriterPeter Matthiessen, Luis Valdez Release dateNovember 1975 NominationsAcademy Award for Best Documentary Feature Similar moviesRich Hill (2014)
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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. 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.