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An Audience with Lenny Abrahamson Announced for Irish Film Festival London
03 Nov 2016 : Katie McNeice
Brie Larson & Jacob Tremblay (Room)
The ‘What Richard Did’ director will attend the festival on Friday, November 25th to discuss his career and work, from ‘Adam and Paul’ to his recent Oscar-nominated ‘Room’.

Abrahamson’s work also includes Director’s Fortnight contender ‘Garage’ at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, and ‘Frank’ starring Michael Fassbender, which premiered at Sundance.

‘Room’ was nominated for over one hundred awards since its release in 2015, with a total of four Oscar nominations including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Achievement in directing and Best Actress, for which Brie Larson received the award.

Abrahamson will also discuss is most distinguished inspirations and challenges, and answer questions from the audience on the evening.

Kelly O’Connor, Festival Director:
"This will be a great opportunity for film fans to hear first-hand about Lenny's rise to Oscars success. It will be a special treat, as Lenny is one of those rare filmmakers who has remained true to his roots, despite his global recognition."

The festival runs from November 23rd-27th with standout Irish features ‘A Date for Mad Mary’ (Darren Thornton) and ‘The Young Offenders’ (Peter Foott) included in the programme.

Book Tickets Online from Regent Street Cinema

Abrahamson is also set to host a workshop with London Film School’s MA Students in Film and Screenwriting. Contact vfricke @ lfs.org.uk for more information.

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