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The city of San Luis Potosí sponsors a yearly competition prompting the creation of oversized paper grotesques called "los judas," symbolizing the evils of society. The burning of these creations on the day before Easter is another artistic endeavor of pyrotechnics.
Depicts the lives of child-workers for Mexican agriculture. As part of families that make their living through agricultural labor, various children provide the viewer with first-hand examples of the hazardous and harsh conditions they face.
Looks at Cuba through its women from all walks of life: women who transport drugs across borders for their men, mothers searching for their disappeared sons and lovers, as well as women teachers, engineers, ministers, and political leaders.
Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable.
Tells the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario. In the hopes of providing a better life for her son, Rosario works illegally in the U.S. while Rosario's mother cares for Carlitos in Mexico.
Cristina Quadri's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists who disappeared in the '70s.