Consequences of Young PregnancyJanuary 1, 1993
A former call girl becomes a famous actress but past family skeletons reemerge to bite her in the ass.
Two CausesNovember 25, 1952
Adriana, an orphan who has been raised in a well off family, becomes pregnant after being seduced by a man. Outraged, Mr. Bento kicks her our of home. What he doesn't realize is that her seducer is his own son, Raul, a brilliant law student.
Las mujeres decidenApril 6, 2017
Maria, a young Spanish doctor, works in a maternity hospital in the Ecuadorian rain forest. She is shocked about the premature pregnancies and the violence women in Ecuador have to face. She meets Mishell, an adolescent abused by her father, and Yanina, a woman who decides to perform a clandestine abortion. Maria discovers that behind unintended pregnancies often hides sexual violence.
The Good BookJuly 1, 2014
A small New Testament passes through the hands of fourteen strangers. For seven of the individuals, their lives will never be the same.
Upside Down HomeOctober 18, 2014
In an unfair country women work day and night far from home while their children learn to survive between loneliness and emptiness. They grow to become teenagers, locked down in one of many low income neighborhoods made up of identical small houses, outlined by overcrowding and scarcity. Their mothers, mostly workers in transnational factories, go in and out in buses that take them to a work place where they carry out twelve hour shifts two hours away from home, while their children muddle through their upbringing in tiny houses of 40 square meters. In spite of everything, they look for a way to move ahead and chase their illusions. This is a story full of youthful aspirations set in a context of difficulties and shortages.
PrematureAugust 8, 2008
After Tisha, a streetwise teenager from the Bronx, discovers she's pregnant and receives no support from her community, she has nowhere to turn and is faced with the most difficult decision she will ever make.
A Pot of WinterJanuary 1, 1992
The traumatic experience of a standard 9 (grade 11) Elizabeth who feels the influence of her parents divorce, during a period of sexual awakening. Based on the novel by Maretha Maartens.
BlogSeptember 17, 2010
Blog is the surprising tale of a group of teenagers, 15 year-old middle-upper class girls who are well educated, smart, sensitive and savvy. A group of youngsters with a secret plan and a shared purpose, something they believe to be an absolute goal and a universal truth: the need to experience strong emotions to set them apart from the rest.
Teree Sang: A Kidult Love StoryAugust 7, 2009
An under-aged couple fall in love, face opposition from the girl's wealthy parents, elope, and go on the run from the police.
The Lotus EatersSeptember 12, 1993
Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus Eaters, and that's not the only elusive element that this film has captured. In revisiting its particular time and place - the Gulf Islands of the early '60s -Thompson obviously draws on her own family experiences there. For those who share Thompson's love of Gulf Islands magic, the elements she has assembled will feel as familiar as their own childhood blanket. But there are problems at the core of this story about a family's loss of innocence.
We Are Cheerful, Happy, Talented!December 1, 1986
A troubled journalist is joining the club which promotes healthy lifestyle.
Teenage MotherNovember 22, 1967
A new health teacher in a high school is nearly raped by drug-dealing students and is blamed when a student turns up pregnant.
Moment of Truth: Cradle of ConspiracyMay 2, 1994
Kristin (Danica McKellar), daughter of upper middle class parents, can hardly stand the immense pressure to fulfill her mother's (Dee Wallace Stone) dream of success in sports and high school. In this tense situation she gets emotional support by Kenny, who secretly plans to make her pregnant and sell the baby for adoption. Based on a true story.