Screening Ireland: A Life in Film with Lenny Abrahamson
Lenny Abrahamson, television director
October 14, 2022 · 4:30 pm—6:00 pm · James Stewart Film Theater
Fund for Irish Studies; Lewis Center for the Arts
Visiting Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor in Irish Letters and Chair of the Fund for Irish Studies Fintan O’Toole interviews Academy Award-winning Irish film and television director Lenny Abrahamson on his career in film. Abrahamson is director of the critically-acclaimed Room, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay, nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. He also directed Normal People, a 12-episodes series for BBC, Hulu and RTE, adapted by and based on Sally Rooney’s Man Booker long-listed novel of the same name for which he was Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series.
Admission: Free and open to the public; no tickets required. All guests must either be fully vaccinated, or have recently tested negative (via PCR within 72 hours or via rapid antigen test within 8 hours of the scheduled visit) and be prepared to show proof if asked, or wear a face covering when indoors and around others.
Accessibility: The Stewart Film Theater is an accessible venue. Guests in need of access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at least one week in advance at LewisCenter@princeton.edu