Charlotte Benbeniste (credit: Diana Irvine)
Charlotte Benbeniste is a writer and director from Los Angeles. As a first generation American, she grew up watching Westerns and Iranian cinema with her family, and fell in love with storytelling. Her first film, JUNE, starred Mozart In The Jungle and Gone Girl's Lola Kirke, and her short documentary, TAKE YOU DOWN TO, about the Cowgirls of Color, premiered on Nowness in 2017. She now lives in New York City, where is a Screenwriting and Directing MFA candidate at Columbia University, and the recipient of the 2019-2020 Screenwriting Teaching Fellowship.
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