Honoring Yalitza Aparicio
Los Cabos International Film Festival

Mexican Actor Yalitza Aparicio has made history in “Roma” as the first indigenous woman to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category.  Photography courtesy of Vogue Mexico.

Aparicio’s first audition ever and her debut role earned the 25-year-old teacher the nomination. Aparicio took on learning Mixteco, the native language used in the film and embraced the challenging role though it was new territory. Aparicio has used her platform to invigorate women everywhere, especially minorities and indigenous people alike, with her pioneering spirit and inspiring “anything is possible” speech. She also earned her place as Time’s 100 Most Influential People of the Year. Her character Cleo was created by the visionary director and writer Alfonso Cuarón who a gift for creating films with powerful social commentaries. 

At the Los Cabos International Film Festival 2019, L.A. STYLE captured the very essence of her inspiring perspective of the importance of female equality in all aspects of society, especially Hollywood. This press conference, hosted at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria was a part of the film festival’s week-long of events and festivities. 

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It is with love and optimism that we share this issue in such a time as this. L.A. STYLE announces our unwavering solidarity for the equality revolution; we join hands and hearts with our sisters and brothers who are oppressed by systemic racism and other injustices occurring due to the color of our skin. As Robert Frost once wrote, “The only way out is through.”
 
This “Color is Beautiful” issue,  features over 100 public statements from a collection of movie stars, music legends, political figures, sports stars and more who have spoken out for justice. 

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