Spaceship is the story of Maria Cruz, a latina transwoman living in East LA with her daughter Alex. They have a close bond where they talk about their dreams and distant worlds, creating their own emotional safe place. After being evicted from their home, Maria struggles to find a second job in order to put a roof over their heads. It all comes crashing down when Alex’s teacher questions Maria’s ability to care for her daughter, and calls in child services. Maria has to fight to keep her family together in an unforgiving world.