7 March 2018
The President of Chile met the team behind Chile's 'A Fantastic Woman' yesterday. The film won this year's Oscars for the best foreign language film. The achievement marked Chile's first Oscar victory in that category. The movie's 28-year-old star, Vega, told media the film's issues cast a spotlight on the issue of LGBTI rights. Currently, Chilean lawmakers are debating a gender identity law. After the film's victory, the president had called for the bill to advance.