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.
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.
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.
Ever since Antonio came back from the war he is a different man. Antonio suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He was victim of a savage attack from his military companions. Back home, he submits his wife and daughter to a vicious cycle of violence. Both of them, suffering from Stockholm syndrome, live Antonio in a sick way.