ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota filmmakers are being invited to submit entries to a new shorts program at this year’s ReelAbilities Film Festival Minneapolis-St. Paul.

The festival is looking for films by or about people with disabilities that explore and celebrate diversity. Minnesota filmmakers of all abilities are welcome.

Filmmakers can apply online to Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota. There is no application fee. Filmmakers may submit three works of 20 minutes or less. The deadline is May 15.

Selected shorts will be included at this year’s ReelAbilities Film Festival Minneapolis-St. Paul taking place June 11-14 at various locations.

Founded in 2007, the ReelAbilities Film Festival is held annually in 15 major U.S. cities and is billed as the nation’s largest festival that focuses on people with disabilities.

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