Synopsis: A woman’s frustrations boil to the surface while hosting a party for her friends, culminating in a public freakout that turns into collective hysteria.
John Patrick Amedori
LUCAS ELLIOT EBERL
Lucas Elliot Eberl has directed many short films and music videos, including for Mothxr and Grammy-nominated Shiny Toy Guns. Lucas’ directorial feature film debut, the political drama “Choose Connor,” toured to film festivals worldwide including CineVegas, Woodstock Film Festival, Rome Film Fest, Newport Beach Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, as well as the Philadelphia International Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize for Best American Independent. It was then released theatrically and on video by Strand Releasing. Lucas was named one of the “10 Young Americans to Watch” by Indiewire’s editor-in-chief Eric Kohn in MovieMaker magazine. Lucas is currently in production on the feature film “You Above All” that he is co-directing with Edgar Morais, starring Rita Blanco, Olivia Thirlby, Lou Taylor Pucci, Anabela Moreira, Lourdes Norberto, Teresa Tavares, John Robinson, and Steven Weber. Lucas divides his time between Portugal and the USA.
Edgar Morais has directed music videos for several bands including Mothxr and Grammy-nominated Shiny Toy Guns. Edgar’s directorial debut, “Heatstroke”, premiered in competition at 2019’s IndieLisboa and has screened in competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival / PÖFF Shorts; Maryland International Film Festival, Detmold; Pendance; Beverly Hills Film Festival; Fest – New Directors, New Films (Espinho, Portugal) and SUFF among others. “Heatstroke” won the CinEuphoria award for Best Screenplay, having also been nominated for Best Director, Best Editing and was named one of the Top Short Films of the Year. The film was subsequently broadcast nationally on RTP. In 2019, Edgar was one of 10 talents selected to take part in the Portuguese Academy of Cinema’s “Passaporte” initiative. “We Won’t Forget” is Edgar’s second film. Edgar Morais is in production on his feature film directorial debut, “You Above All”, which he also wrote and stars in, co-directing with Lucas Elliot Eberl. Edgar divides his time between Portugal and the USA.