I Was MaxAš buvau Maksas
Max goes on a date with another guy, Tadas, whom he met online. Max feels uncomfortable and timid so Tadas decides to act on his own initiative. He tries to get to know Max as they embark on a night ride around the city but Max is evasive of talking about himself. Max feels torn between his feelings and Tadas’ pressure. Eventually he breaks down and reveals his true identity.
Lukas Kacinauskas (born in 1992) is an up-and-coming film director and screenwriter. Before taking up film directing, he started out as an actor. He obtained a BA in film directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2020 and MA in the same field in 2022. His debut film “I was Max” is currently screening at major European film festivals. The film was also selected to EFP Future Frames program.
I Was Max / Aš buvau Maksas (2021, short fiction)
Happy New York (2023, short fiction)