Roma

Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
Oscars

Most Women From Yalitza Aparicio's Hometown Won't Get to See 'Roma'

In the city where Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio was born, most women have two or three jobs to survive and no time for movies or entertainment.
Melissa Amezcua
2.25.19
Listen

The Grace, Joys, and Sadnesses of 'Roma'

Plus, some upsetting new information about the way Oxycontin was marketed.
Rob Zacny
1.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Roma' Actor Might Miss Oscars Because the US Keeps on Denying His Visa

He's been denied three times over the past year.
River Donaghey
1.24.19
Oscars

'Roma' Should Win Best Picture, but It Probably Won't

Only ten foreign language films have ever been nominated for the Oscars's top prize.
Kara Weisenstein
1.22.19
Broadly

Yalitza Aparicio Makes History with Her Oscar Nomination for 'Roma'

Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma" landed a string of nominations, and Aparicio became the first Indigenous woman to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.22.19
Culture

Yalitza Aparicio Hopes 'Roma' Sheds Light On Indigenous People

“[Roma is] breaking the stereotype that because we’re Indigenous we can’t do certain things because of our skin color."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.17.19
god squad

Holy Shit: Vatican Track Team Aiming for Olympics

Fine, it doesn't seem like Pope Francis is going to be on the squad. But you know he's rooting for them—and that's one holy cheerleader.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.10.19
Op-Ed

What You Should Know About Domestic Workers Before Seeing ‘Roma’

Activist and director of the National Domestic Workers' Alliance, Ai-jen Poo, explains what "Roma" gets right about the lives the 2 million domestic workers in the US.
Ai-jen Poo
12.20.18
Film

The Epic Trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s 'Roma' Already Looks Oscar-Worthy

Although the trailer is thin on dialogue, it evokes themes of poverty, class, and race.
Noel Ransome
11.13.18
LGBTQ

Roma LGBTQ People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination

"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."
Vlad Levente Viski
9.19.17
Theater

The Roma Women Taking Center Stage in Spain’s Theater Scene

Residents of Europe's oldest Roma settlement, El Vacie, have long lived in poverty. But recently, they've become known for something else—their award-winning performances in classic plays.
Daniel Shkolnik
2.2.17
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