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'Roma' star Yalitza Aparicio on balancing acting, activism

Clip: 03/19/2020 | 7m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

The 2018 film “Roma,” set in Mexico, won myriad awards and acclaim. But it also sparked a national debate about racial and social inequities. Now, its star, Yalitza Aparicio, has carved out a new offscreen role as an advocate for change, championing rights for indigenous people and Mexico’s domestic workers. Jeffrey Brown reports from Mexico City.

Aired: 03/19/20

Rating: NR

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