Benjamin Greené studied Neuroscience at Oberlin College and co-directed a documentary about the struggle for shelter and community in post-Katrina New Orleans. After college, he spent two years in a brain-imaging laboratory before leaving academia to pursue filmmaking. He went on to co-direct BURY ME IN REDWOOD COUNTRY, about the tallest and largest trees on the planet. SURVIVAL PRAYER is his solo directorial debut. Benjamin is a 2012 graduate of Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School and IFP Fellow.