A grieving cameraman visits different neighborhoods of Los Angeles to film sensational stories for a Spanish-language television show, documenting the ever-blurring line between truth, fiction, and the responsibilities we hold for each other.
A misanthropic ex-gangster warms himself in a bar with thoughts of revenge, but has a change of heart after witnessing a celestial event on the streets of New York City.
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