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I've been reading a lot of Yoruba mythology actually. It's an African literature tradition. Right now I'm into 'The Forest of a Thousand Daemons' by D. O. Fagunwa. It's the most disturbing and thrilling kind of mythological imagery that I've ever read. It definitely gets your mind cooking. Particularly with writing, you always want things that are cutting up the way you think and challenging your...
Suffered a shattered hip and dislocated pelvis in car accident in March 2008 on the way to Austin, Texas and the screening of his award-winning short film Glory at Sea
(2008) at the South by Southwest festival. Benh was uninsured, and fellow filmmakers soon after staged a benefit to raise money to help his medical expenses. Eventually he made a full recovery.