Grantee

Ben Corona

Director

Ben Corona is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of 40oz. Films. With an emphasis on activism through filmmaking, Ben’s work serves as a bridge to connect his participants and their stories to a broader audience. His film, Sacrifice Zones: The 48217 is a feature length documentary that documents a photographer in southwest Detroit and her mission to achieve environmental justice. Ben continued his documentary work when he became a 2018 Kresge Arts In Detroit Fellow. In 2022, Ben became a Firelight Media Documentary Lab Fellow and continues to create documentaries centered around social justice issues.