Benjamin Avila

Films in our catalogue

Clandestine Childhood

Argentina 1979. After years of exile, Juan (12) and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle Beto are members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the Military Junta that rules the country. (...)


Screenwriter and Director of short films to have won international prizes, he also directed the documentary NIETOS (special Zabaltegi screening in 2004), about the children of ‘the disappeared’ whose identities were re-established thanks to the “Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo”. Benjamin Avila is a Producer of educational television programs as well. Infancia Clandestina, his first feature film, is based on true events in his life.