A foreigner in Ghana gets an assignment from his gang to find kids for a risky job that will take place later that evening. While spending the day with two energetic children, Prince and Matilda, he starts to question his decision and how it will effect their lives.
Locked in her cell, a murderer reflects on the events that have led her to death row.
Warning: This film contains graphic images of death. All animals photographed have been found as roadkill. In this film roadkill deaths are documented, and collectively animated. In one hand I feel guilty of the subject matter, and in the other I hope to reveal something meaningful.
Yield is an ethnographic inquiry done over a period of five years, documenting the lives of nine children living in dire Third World conditions. Stonecutters April, Ariel, and Rommel are siblings living off selling rocks they hack off a menacing mountain. Jomar scours the ocean silt for gold. Edralen and Jason tend to and transport agricultural products. With the addition of Alex and Glady Mae, both born with hydrocephalus; and Essam, a child warrior-the definition of labor is expounded to include other meaning: labor as part of the creation and eventual decline of life.
A woman follows her heart in spite of her best friend's advice, "...Stay with men who resemble your father." When Angela meets Mark at a local bookstore, he strikes her interest with his mysterious demeanor and motivates her to explore dating outside of her comfort zone. What Angela knows about men of color is a warning sign, but meeting Mark changes it. Her best friend Paula, hears of her excitement and desperately redirects Angela's dating interest. When Angela meets Margo, she opens doors to a different world. With her best friend Karen, they influence Angela to live and love on her own terms."
After his girlfriend dies, a young swordsman visits the home of her parents, but they are harboring a big secret. Namely, her spirit.