b. Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Patricia Benoit is a filmmaker who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and raised in Queens, New York. Her narrative feature film, Stones in the Sun, starred award-winning Haitian author Edwidge Danticat and won the Special Jury Prize for Best Narrative Director at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.
Winner, Best Diaspora Film, African Academy Film Awards, 2013
Winner, Special Jury Prize- Best Narrative Director, Tribeca Film Festival, 2012