PATRICIA BENABE (PRODUCER)
Patricia Benabe is a documentary film producer and writer. In addition to Love The Sinner, Benabe produced short film They Took Them Alive about the Ayotzinapa missing students in Mexico, with Field of Vision. She served as Producer in Memories of a Penitent Heart (Tribeca Film Festival, 2016; POV, 2017), and co-producer on The Hand That Feeds (Audience Award, Full Frame Film Festival, 2014) and Reportero (Emmy nominee; POV, 2013). Patricia served as associate producer on Roberto Clemente (ALMA Award, 2009) and as coordinating producer on the Annenberg series An Invitation to World Literature (WGBH, 2010). She field produced for The Undocumented by Marco Williams and Aaron Lubarsky’s The Naturalized, which was commissioned by The History Channel. Currently, Patricia is producing Councilwoman (Britdoc’s GoodPitch, LEF, Chicken & Egg.) Her films have received support from Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, Ford Foundation, Cinereach, Latino Public Broadcasting, ITVS, POV, Chicken and Egg, and LEF. In 2016, she formed part of Impact Partner’s inaugural Producers Salon.
Patricia writes for the Guatemalan media outlet Nómada. In 2003, she wrote in Por Dentro, the cultural supplement of El Nuevo Día in Puerto Rico.