Official Selection: Cowboys

Martin is a finished actor, both professionally and personally. He’s divorced, has no friends and a son he hasn’t talked to for more than a year. But one fine day he’ll get a working offer his agent will not let him pass: to be companion of a 5-year-old boy in a costume contest at the Amusement Park.

Cowboys was directed by Bernabé Rico of Spain.

Official Selection: Stuck in Mute

The story of a young woman whose Selective Mutism disorder causes her to live in a world of isolation. She struggles to find her way in a society that demands she speak. It’s not until making unlikely friends with a young boy that she begins to realize that every word counts.

Written and directed by Shane Meuwissen of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Official Selection: The Man Crush

You can’t help what the heart wants. For Trevor, he wants the man he’s been waiting for or at least he thinks. In this story, Trevor will confess his emotional feelings toward one guy who isn’t what he expected to be.

Directed by Richard Louprasong, who graduated with an AS degree in Cinema Editing/Post Production at MCTC in Minneapolis, Minnesota.