Nelly carries a huge weight on her back after being manipulated by her uncle into selling drugs at school. Unwillingly, she lost everything, destroyed people’s lives and her own.
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.
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.
Eight shorts, four in English and four in Spanish give life to Project: VALUES. Through genders such as drama, comedy, tragedy and fantasy, characters live experiences that show the need of good moral values in our daily lives. Beyond the values, these shorts tackle subjects such as dengue prevention, stray bullets, social disobedience, disrespect to the elderly, psychological and physical bullying, the bad business of drug dealing and in-school terror.
Five friends cut class and go to a nearby forest to consume drugs. There they find a majestic tree where they fall asleep. They hallucinate that a humanoid serpent entraps them, accuses them of disobedient and, as punishment, she will eat them alive.
Merrary is the new girl at school. For her strange way of looking and walking, there’re rumors that she’s crazy and evil. Illia and Alice, two school bullies, mess with her physically and psychologically. Subject to such humiliation, Joe, a paralytic boy who takes classes with Merrary, is the only one to come to her defense.
When Lorena’s (Geraldine Fernández) jewels are gone without a trace, she know as a policewoman it must’ve been family theft. Her daughter Rose, a college student with excellent grades, convinces her it must’ve been Alex, her adopted brother who’s in school trouble for cutting class, when in reality it was Rose who stole the jewels to save her boyfriend’s life from some drug dealers for loosing a bet.
When Cristal’s zone gets heated up, her boyfriend, Bernie, tells her to find someone who raises no suspicion. Here comes Christian, a teen whose economic limitations, his mother’s sickness and his feelings towards Cristal turn him into an easy prey for the drug dealers. This movie get’s its title from the great play “Romeo and Juliet”.