Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuarón and Mexico make history and more big moments

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The Mexico native was a huge part of Roma's success, and the movie remains her only film credit as an actress.

"She's brown girl magic", said Jennie Luna, a Chicana/o Studies professor at California State University Channel Islands in Camarillo, Calif.

While the 25-year-old has been thrust into the limelight amid the success of Roma, she never planned to be an actress.

A telenovela actor disparaged her with crude, racially-charged language, one of many offensive remarks following her Oscar nomination that were especially prevalent on social media.

"She's home and she's with all our friends and family".

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In all, the film earned 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Cinematography, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress for Marina de Tavira.

Aparicio's popularity is especially strong in California where many Mexican-Americans can trace their roots to migrants from the southern Mexican states of Oaxaca, Michoacán and Guerrero.

Whatever she signs on to next, Aparicio is sure to make it great. "The racism she's facing in Mexico also is an attack against us".

For her plus-one, Aparicio brought her mother to the Oscars on Sunday.

The stereotype-busting actress was studying for her teaching degree in the small town of Tlaxiaco when Cuaron discovered her at a local casting call. "A character who has historically been relegated to the background in cinema". Those states have vibrant, diverse indigenous populations that historically faced discrimination in Mexico. They speak almost 70 distinct languages, and many live in Oaxaca and neighboring Chiapas, which are also two of Mexico's poorest states. "It's about loving each other, despite our differences, and finding out the truth about who we are", said director Peter Farrelly.