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Lorena Parlee (1945–2006)

Lorena Parlee was a historian, filmmaker and devoted trade unionist. At one time, she was the press secretary for Cesar Chavez, the founder and president of the United Farm Workers of America. Later, she taught Mexican and Chicano History at San Diego State College. She subsequently started Sol Films, a 70mm large-format production company as well... See full bio »

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Known For

Cesar's Last Fast
Mexico Producer
In the Name of the People
In the Name of the People Miscellaneous Crew
Concerto for the Earth


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 1993 Great Books (TV Series documentary) (researcher - 1 episode)
- Le morte d'Arthur (1993) ... (researcher)
 1991 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (researcher - 2 episodes)
- LBJ: Part 2 - My Fellow Americans (1991) ... (researcher)
- LBJ: Part 1 - Beautiful Texas (1991) ... (researcher)
 1985 In the Name of the People (Documentary) (screenplay consultant)
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 2014 Cesar's Last Fast (Documentary) (producer)
 1996 Mexico (Documentary short) (producer)
 1992 Concerto for the Earth (Documentary short) (producer)
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 2014 Cesar's Last Fast (Documentary) (co-director)
 1996 Mexico (Documentary short)
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 2006 The New Los Angeles (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 1999 Amazing Journeys (Short documentary) (thanks: Monarch butterflies)

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Was a professor of Mexican History at the University of California before working in films.

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