valley of tears

credits

DIRECTED BY Hart Perry

EDITOR/COPRODUCER | Richard Lowe

synopsis

Valley documents the lives of Mexican-American migrant farm workers in Raymondville, TX from 1979 when the onion workers' strike broke out. What followed was a fight not only for higher pay but also for equal rights and representation.

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“Dense, contradictory and distressingly honest, Valley of Tears is that rarity 
among political documentaries: a genuinely thought-provoking film.”
“A magnificent cinéma vérité   epic of campesino struggle in a small south Texas town.”