Our Heroine, Roda, is a 101-year-old nomad. She's an Urban Anthropologist and Nueral Net star -- a futuristic Anthony Bourdain. The setting is Bangalore which looks a lot like modern day Time Square in New York and is a multicultural epicenter of technology. Roda's story explores themes around aging and human longevity - the positive and negative impact of human's living longer.
In Nia’s story we witness a young mother as she struggles to provide a healthy life for her baby, including nutritious food and comfortable shelter, in a futuristic dilapidated city in the American Rust Belt. We follow her and her baby, Jamar, along with her robotic assistant, Drule, as they live a nomadic life and confront the powerful Purity Board.
Tulsi is an young activist in Guatemala City working to improve her community by integrating new technologies and old cultures. “Las Cometas” explores themes around reconciling traditional cultures and values with modern technology and using advancements for positive change.
Tsai is a young boy who’s been diagnosed with Autism. He’s growing up in the futuristic SkyBurbs of China, where his parents have enrolled him in a pilot program founded on the belief that Autism can be an ability, not a disability. As part of the program, he’s given “adaptive care and cognitive technology,” allowing him to be mainstreamed into a charter school with the general population.