Stoplights are hell for the people forced out of the countryside to beg in the city. One of them, Raul, a recycler alienated through his desire for absolute freedom and drugs, is set on using his limited knowledge and cleverness to control the red traffic lights so that the street artists and vendors working at the lights can perform longer. This resembles his chaotic existence which turns into an ode to anarchy, despair and insanity.
Colombia has the largest number of Afro-descendants in Spanish speaking America. Some Colombian filmmakers have explored the Afro-Colombian experience in films.