SHEILA BENSON 1930 – 2022

Our family thanks you for your outpouring of affection and kindness in the wake of Sheila’s death. This site is a place to celebrate her work and life, share thoughts and stories, explore her writing and support her favorite causes.

We welcome your thoughts, stories and photos of your memories of Sheila. Comments and messages can be sent to RememberingSheilaBenson@gmail.com.

OBITUARY

By Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2022

MEMORIES

Her family, friends and colleagues remember Sheila in their own words.

WRITINGS ABOUT THE MOVIES

Selected reviews, commentaries, interviews and articles written for the Los Angeles Times, Microsoft’s Cinemania Online and other publications.

HER LATER WRITINGS

From her Critic Quality Feed blog. Explore her 2012-2017 essays on film, dance, books, the arts, politics, family and more.

HONOR HER MEMORY

Consider a donation in her memory to one of these organizations.