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Ben Barenholtz

As an exhibitor, distributor, and producer, Ben Barenholtz has been a key presence in the independent film scene since the late 1960s, when he opened the Elgin Cinema in New York City. Barenholtz secured his first job in the film business when he became assistant manager of the RKO Bushwick Theater in Brooklyn in 1958. From 1966-68 he managed and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Requiem for a Dream
(2000)
Miller's Crossing
(1990)
Barton Fink
Barton Fink Producer
(1991)
Georgia
Georgia Producer
(1995)

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 2016 Alina (producer) (completed)
 2016 Beach House (executive producer) (post-production)
 2013 Family Games (producer)
 2012 Wakaliwood: The Documentary (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Stags (producer)
 2005 Music Inn (Documentary) (producer)
 2004 Gourmet Club (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Distress (producer)
 2002 Rabbit (Short) (producer)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream (co-executive producer)
 2000 Bruiser (producer)
 1998 The Naked Man (producer)
 1995 Georgia (executive producer)
 1991 Barton Fink (executive producer)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (executive producer)
 1978 Martin (producer - uncredited)
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[in a 1990 interview] You can't teach them new ways to lose money in Hollywood. The old ways are fine because they're accepted, and their jobs are safe, but you can't get creative. See more »

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