We Will Riot

Director: Romas Zabarauskas

Lithuania, USA, Drama, 2013, 76 min, english and lithuanian with lithuanian subtitles, N-16

Luke (Ebeneezer Nii Sowah) is an upcoming DJ from an affluent New York family with a Lithuanian father and an African American mother. When Luke hears from an estranged grandmother in Lithuania, he defies his parents and decides to visit this faraway country, flying straight to the capital city Vilnius. He falls in love with the city, a rebellious girl called Marta (Beata Tiškevič), and the local music scene. Luke decides to stay in Lithuania. But he has no idea that he will be forced to rebel in ways he never imagined.

About the director:

Romas Zabarauskas was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1990. He graduated in film in Paris 8 University (France) with a year of exchange studies to Hunter College, New York (USA). He In 2011 he made his first short film “Porno Melodrama” (Porno Melodrama, 2011).

Section: Identity

Screenplay: Romas Zabarauskas

Dir. of Photography: Ville Piippo

Cast: Ebeneezer Nii Sowah, Beata Tiškevič, Šarūnas Zenkevičius, Olita Dautartaitė, Sonata Visockytė, Sakalas Uždavinys, Denisas Kolomyckis