Miss Bala

The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.

Happy New Year

Sgt. Cole Lewis, mentally and physically scarred by his time served in Iraq and Afghanistan, finds humanity, compassion and friendship in a group of similarly injured veterans in the psychiatric ward at a remote Veterans Hospital. Through humor and pathos, Lewis becomes a ray of hope in the ward, as the men find a way to combat their post-war grief. However, just as their luck starts to change, Lewis soon faces his fiercest battle yet. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW]

Beginners

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.