Asalto al cine tells the tale of four youth youngsters: Negus, Chale, Sapo and Chata. Friends since childhood, the teenagers come from a block of floats in Mexico's Guerrero colony and have too much time on their hands. They start toying with the idea of robbing a cinema. Each has a different problem and finds his own reason to go ahead with the heist. The adventure brings them into a head-on-clash with their lives and threatens the only thing they have: their friendship.
Tomás Choc is two days and 150Km away of seeing his only daughter Lucía for the first time in 20 years. The Army kidnapped her during the Guatemlaan civil war, when she was only three years old. Despite the pain suffered by her absence Tomás kept a diary of this years of struggle, resistance and survival hoping that this diary will someday get to his daughter's hands.