Leslie Streit

  • Poster for An American Ballet Story - feature documentary film, soon to be released
  • Poster for 95 Days - experimental short, currently seen at festivals
  • Poster for The Inventor Who Escaped the Nazis (2017 aka Elly and Henry),distributed by Espresso Media International
  • Poster for Elly and Henry (2017), distributed by Espresso Media International
  • Poster for God Wears My Underwear (2005), currently on the Internet Archive
  • Poster for God Wears My Underwear (2005), currently on the Internet Archive
  • Award for 95 Days - experimental short (2021)

Leslie Streit’s 2005 feature film, God Wears My Underwear, a documentary-narrative hybrid, tied the 1940s Jewish Holocaust to the 1950s genocide in Tibet. It was screened at several international
festivals, including XXVII Festival Internazionale Cinema e Donne, DNA Film Festival in Toronto (won Best Film), WCFF, M-SPIFF, NYIIFVF and IFFS. Her short films have been syndicated on television stations around the US and broadcast on KTEH (PBS). Honors include Selected Artist at the Hong Kong Arts Biennial 2002, a 2009 Webby Special Mention and several screenplay awards.

Streit co-produced the historic VD2001 widely recognized as the first dramatic series on the web with support from Intel Corporation and several other Silicon Valley tech companies. A second feature
documentary Elly and Henry (2017) aka “The Inventor Who Escaped the Nazis”, is distributed by Espresso Media International and can be seen on Amazon Prime and will soon go live with Dreamscape Global. It is about Holocaust survivors who built the first solar house in America.

Leslie is currently producing and directing a third documentary feature, An American Ballet Story (completing post production in 2021) and an experimental film The Ghost Stories Project which includes Ghost Towns and how they become places of desolation. In addition her company Cinematiks won the 2021 San Francisco Award for the Film & Entertainment Industry. Also in 2021 Streit completed a short experimental film called 95 Days which explored the San Francisco Bay estuary and its journey from a lush spring to summer drought and wildfires. The film is an official selection at 11 festivals so far and has won 5 awards including a Special Jury Award for Best Female Director.

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    • San Francisco, CA
      US - Pacific
    • 415-468-0772

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