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Benjamin Domenech

Benjamin Domenech


Distribution, Production


Jury 2015
FrameWork Participant 2014
Decision Maker 2013
FrameWork Participant 2011
FrameWork Participant 2010


Benjamin Domenech was born in Buenos Aires, 1986. He completes his studies at the Universidad del Cine. In 2010, he creates Argentine production company Rei Cine, a creative platform for groundbreaking filmmakers.

His feature film credits as producer include: ZAMA (2017, dir. Lucrecia Martel, Venice Official Selection), HUNTING SEASON (2017, dir. Natalia Garagiola, Venice Critics’ Week Competition), THE DOGS (2017, dir. Marcela Said, Cannes Critics’ Week Competition), THE THEATRE OF DISAPPEARANCE (2017, dir. Adrián Villar Rojas), MADLY (2016, dir. Gael García Bernal, Mia Wasikowska, Natasha Khan, Sebastián Silva, Anurag Kashyap, Sion Sono, Tribeca International Competition); KILL ME PLEASE (2015, dir. Anita Rocha da Silveira, Venice Orizzonti); HISTORY OF FEAR (2014, dir. Benjamin Naishtat, Berlinale Competition); SAND DOLLARS (2014, dir. Laura Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas, Toronto World Contemporary Cinema); CARMITA (2013, dir. Laura Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas, FICUNAM Competition); THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY (2012, dir. Dominga Sotomayor, Rotterdam Tiger Competition, Tiger Award); LIONS (2012, dir. Jazmin López, Venice Orizzonti); and VILLEGAS (2012, dir. Gonzalo Tobal, Cannes Official Selection).

He currently develops films by Gonzalo Tobal, Pablo Fendrik, Leticia Jorge, Laura Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas.

Benjamin is a member of EAVE since 2011, a Binger Filmlab Creative Producers’ Lab graduate (2012) and an IFP Marcel Bloom Fellow (Sony Picture Classics). In Argentina, he represents his company at the CAIC and is a member of the Film Academy. He is also involved in Argentine filmmagazine Kilómetro 111 Ensayos sobre Cine.

company profile

REI CINE was created in order to provide a creative platform for groundbreaking filmmakers in Buenos Aires, looking out to establish a long-term relationships, becoming involved in all creative and production stages.

Since 2013, they distribute films under the label REI DISTRIBUCION, focused on tailor-designed releases and for formation of new audiences for Latin American arthouse films.