CineClub México: EL OTRO TOM
EL OTRO TOM (THE OTHER TOM)
A film by Rodrigo Plá & Laura Santullo
Drama/ADHD, 111 min
Color, English with Spanish subtitles
Thursday, January 18, 2024 @ 5:00PM CT/CDMX
Q&A with director Rodrigo Plá to follow the screening.
Elena is a single mother who relies on social services in the border city of El Paso, Texas. Her son, Tom, has behavioral issues and is stigmatized at school as a “problem child.” When Elena refuses to continue administering Tom with medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), social services threatens to remove him from her custody.