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Aura Benavides

Colima, Col. MX
Available for Freelance
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A documentary filmmaker from Colima, México.


Aura Benavides, is a documentary filmmaker from Colima. Winner of the Reto Docs challenge of the Zanate Festival de Cine Documental Mexicano, with the shortfilms "Como tumba la palabra" and "Hasta encontrarlos" in 2017 and 2018. She directed the shortfilms "El Occiso" and "Cuando duerme el volcán". Recipient of the PECDA COLIMA grant in 2021 and 2023. She’s part of the feminist film collective "Cinellas No". Winner of the ‘‘Premio Estatal de la Juventud’’ in 2023 in the Artistic Activities category.