Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin and is a film director. While studying in Trinity College Dublin he founded the Trinity Video Society with Ed Guiney. His films include Adam & Paul (2004), Garage (2007), What Richard Did (2012), Frank (2014), and Room (2015) - which recently won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Lenny came to speak in Borris at the 2013 Festival, discussing What Richard Did with Kevin Power (author of Bad Day in Blackrock).