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‘Brownface’ Parody of ‘Roma’ Star Yalitza Aparicio Ignites Backlash


March 07, 2019 

Yeka Rosales, a TV personality for the Mexican multimedia network Televisa, faced backlash Monday after wearing “brownface” to parody “Roma” star and  indigenous Oaxaca actress Yalitza Aparicio. On Rosales’ social media, the TV personality posted videos and photos of herself wearing thick lips, brown skin and a long, black-colored wig while holding an Oscar statuette. ….

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Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuarón Wins Best Director


February 24, 2019 

El director Mexicano Alfonso Cuarón has won the Oscar for Best Director for his Netflix-backed Spanish-language film “Roma.” Cuarón was considered the frontrunner for the Oscar after winning Best Director prizes at the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, and BAFTAs. The film also received nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress for Yalitza Aparicio, Best Supporting….

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Oscars 2019: Roma Wins Best Foreign Film


February 24, 2019 

Alfonso Cuarón’s movie, Roma wins Best Foreign Language Film. There have been 8 previous foreign film nominations from Mexico without winning the award and finally Roma breaks the streak by taking the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. “Roma” is the first foreign language film to be nominated for Best Picture since Michael Haneke’s “Amour”….

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‘Roma’ Actor Finally Gets U.S. Visa To Attend The Oscars


February 17, 2019 

El actor Mexicano Jorge Antonio Guerrero, who played Fermín in Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-nominated “Roma,” will finally be able to join the film’s cast and crew at the award ceremony of a lifetime. The actor had applied several times for a visa to enter the United States and was denied each time. But with a little….

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‘Roma’ Actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero Denied US Visa


January 29, 2019 

One of the actors of the award-winning film “Roma” may not attend the Oscars because the U.S. consulate in Mexico has denied his visa for the third time. Jorge Antonio Guerrero played Fermín, the character that practiced martial arts and was part of a group that massacres students, protesters. Despite support form Netflix and the….

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