The LA Times: ‘Roma’ star Yalitza Aparicio is so much more than her Oscar fairy tale

Here's an incredible writeup of ‘Roma’ star Yalitza Aparicio, who is keenly aware of the ways in which she has become a symbol for Mexico’s indigenous people. Note: it's an article from early February but think worth a read to learn about her journey if you haven't yet!

I want to believe that in the future, they will continue to include more and more people like me,” she says, “so that someone else can look at it and say, ‘Hey, I look like her.’” The Hollywood fairy tale is nice. For this young woman, social change is even better.


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