Patricia Benoit

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. 

 
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Stones in the Sun (2012)

Winner, Best Diaspora Film, African Academy Film Awards, 2013

Winner, Special Jury Prize- Best Narrative Director, Tribeca Film Festival, 2012