How to Fight footage, interviews and black-and-white photographs. It explores the outcome of an eighty-six-year-old immigrant woman’s struggle to provide an entrance to the American dream for her children. She is used to living alone in the tiny superintendent’s apartment she’s occupied for over forty years in a wealthy neighborhood of Greenwich Village in New York. Her son and try to help their increasingly frail mother who is determined to hide her fears of losing control and her independence.