In a future where homosexuality is illegal, the perfect wife and mother-to-be discovers that her fetus carries the gay gene and must decide between staying faithful to the love of her life or risking everything.
In this environmentally barren and hardscrabble future, teenage Isabel desperately offers hope to her eight-year-old sister Lily, by telling a fairy tale allegorically explaining how this tragic world came to be and its possible salvation by finding the "spring of sorrow."
It's another sweltering 120-degree winter day with five more days to Christmas and hot is the only season left in New York City. Global warming has become a tangible threat to survival and everyone is creating new ways to protect themselves from the sun. Bato, an expecting father enters into a race against the sun, the birth, and his own identity to save his family as he is forced to sell the new currency of this world.
In 2032 an eight-year old Caribbean boy, displaced by global warming, fends for himself as an 'environmental refugee' in New York City. Haunted by memories of flooding that left him homeless and orphaned, the boy forms an unexpected friendship with an Inuk ice carver, who helps him confront his past.