Merce lives in Centro Habana, a modest yet extremely lively neighborhood of Havana, Cuba. She and her friends own the streets, where they kill time without an ounce of boredom. They dance and play night and day, seemingly carefree and masters of themselves. A tourist has left a game console at her place. The television's strong images and peculiar sounds hypnotize her, and she dances by herself on alien songs. Her country, like herself, are at the dawn of radical change.
| 9 minutes | 2017
An aspiring actor risks a friendship for the chance of playing in a film. The film portrays the cast’s real life struggle with film industry stereotypes who affect their off-screen lives.
| 16 minutes | 2017
On a hot summer day, Helen is joined by her sister in what will be her last day in the family unit.
| 15 minutes | 2017
A young employee of a rural dairy farm is anxious about her unexpected pregnancy. Surrounded by pregnant cows whose milk she helps collect after they have given birth, she finds it difficult to ignore her feelings.
At 16, Pierre doesn't know who he is and fears he will never become the person he imagined. He escapes into the wilderness to meet Michel, a man who has mysteriously come to train him. In the depths of the forest, cut off from the world, Pierre lets himself be guided by the paternal authority and charisma of his new mentor.
| 23 minutes | 2017
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