Gary Lennon

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director and producer

Gary Lennon has been working as a director and producer in Ireland since 2007. He is currently directing Piano Dreams a documentary on Chinese piano prodigies in Shanghai. Also in production is I Dream in Photos a documentary on Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, Cathal McNaughton. In 2020, Gary directed and produced, Castro’s Spies. This film is being represented by Submarine, NYC, and is currently playing on the international film festival circuit.
From 2006-13 Gary worked in Irish Television, before that from 2000-05 he was based in Shanghai, China, working initially as a writer, before subsequently becoming a publisher. Gary has an M.A. from Durham University, UK, in Modern East Asian Studies and a B.A in History and Politics from University College Dublin. In 2013, Gary completed the EU Funded ESoDOC programme, located at the Zelig School of Film, Bolzano, Italy.

During the 28th edition of Prague IFF – Febiofest, Gary will present his documentary Castro’s Spies in the DOCS section.