Patricia Benabe

Patricia Benabe began her career in documentary filmmaking while assisting in the production of short form documentaries at WITNESS, an NGO that advocates for human rights using film and video. After completing a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Comparative Literature, and a Master's in Screenwriting, she made her entry into public television working as Associate Producer on American Experience: Roberto Clemente, which won an ALMA Award. Later, she served as Coordinating Producer on an Invitation to World Literature, a 13-part WGBH and Annenberg Media web series, and most recently Patricia was Co-Producer on Reportero, a documentary film about journalists reporting on organized crime on the Northern border of Mexico. Reportero broadcast on POV in 2013, and has toured in film festivals Ambulante, Full Frame, Los Angeles Film Fest, Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York and Chicago, IDFA, and Movies That Matter. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she lived the formative years of her life in San Juan. College brought her to New York in 2000, where she's spent most of her adult life. Currently, she develops a bilingual transmedia project on History of Puerto Rico.
Project : Puerto Rico: Going Forward