When she was still a girl, Brenda accused her stepfather’s son of harassment and all she got in return was her mother to abandon her with grandma to go live with Raul in Manhattan. After many years, Angie wishes to rebuild her relationship with Brenda and all she does is get Brenda rebellious and all of her rejection.
Perla likes Christian but Christian is 19 and Pearl 15, so her friend Camila, who is also Christian’s cousin, tells Perla to lie about her age and pretend to be 16, because otherwise Christian wouldn’t date her. After Christian has sex with Perla, her older brother finds out and looks for revenge.
Some people allow certain inadequate behaviors for selfish reasons, desprite being aware they’re selfish and unfair. These behaviors lead to habits and when ignored for too long, the consequences are usually irreversible. Project Consequences presents stories of this nature, with subjects such as teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, negating sexual conduct behavior and the long term consequences of prolonged bullying.
An adopted girl, Selma, is excluded from her circle of friends, when her sister Irma convinces the other girls to exclude her because she’s boring. Selma’s and Irma’s mother, Amparo, notices something strange in Selma, but Selma tells her that she is like that because she has a lot of school work. The girls younger brother eventually figures out what is really happening.
Mara and her friend write a creative story on their theater class’ script on psychological bullying. Their ideas suddenly start seeming as if this story were real. The central character of her story, Reina, blackmails Miguel, a classmate, asking for money every day in exchange for not accusing him of a crime that Reina invented.
Juan Marcos is an introverted teenager who is constantly abused by three girls in school. The reason behind this abuse is unknown and only his closest friends know about it. Juan keeps everything secret because back at home is parents are going through a divorce.
In exchange for not being attacked by a group of students in her new school, María has a few challenges where she is forced to kiss, on different days, with each of the 6 members of a group. Although Maria has always had a good relationship with her parents, her father’s new alcoholism problem and her mother’s lack of time have led her to keep secret what the members of this group are making her go through.
A drug dealer uses his niece, Nelly, to distribute drugs as candy in her school. Another girl, Esther Marie, has dreams in which her school’s director tells her the truth about the “candy” she and her friends consume. To all this, Tiara, Esther Marie’s friend, falls ill due to an overdose.
PREVENTION Project (Proyecto: PREVENCIÓN) is part of the Prevention Series (Serie: Prevención), a series of 3 educational projects focusing on subjects such as drug prevention, bullying prevention and sexual prevention. PREVENTION tackles subjects such as physical school bullying, sexual bullying and illegal drugs sales at elementary schools. It also teaches lessons on machismo and divorce management.
Cine C.A.R.E.T.A.S. Inc. presents a series of three educational films that leave a mark on young peoples hearts’ and in the schools of Puerto Rico. Using the slogan “Prevention is better than the cure”, our Prevention Series takes on different themes towards this end; themes such as: family issues management, prevention and consequences of different forms of bullying, peer pressure, addictions and the devastating consequences of drug abuse and distribution.