SYNOPSIS

EKAJ is a love story between two drifters, a naive teenager and a hustler. The film capture’s the journey of a runaway in New York City. Ekaj meets Mecca who takes him under his care. Mecca has AIDS and multiple problems of his own. He is high all day but still manages to be the only voice of reason in Ekaj’s hopeless world. They cruise the city together looking for money and places to stay. The core of the movie is Ekaj, who thinks he will become the lover of a rich man and be taken care of for life but ends up finding his dreams quickly shattered. Although he makes some money as a prostitute, he finds himself disposable,replaceable and lacking what it takes to survive in the city.

 

Their mutual loneliness leads to genuine friendship.

SPANISH

 

'Ekaj' es un canto a la amistad entre dos chicos desfavorecidos de la vida que no encajan en la sociedad establecida. Ekaj, un adolescente ingenuo viaja a Nueva York y conoce a Meca, divertido, cínico y buscavidas. Comienza una loca aventura envuelta en drogas y alcohol en la que el adolescente, bajo la tutela de Meca, se sacrifica por él hasta límites insospechados. La soledad creará un vínculo de unión entre ellos indisoluble.