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2020 and 2021 brought devastating drought conditions to the San Francisco Bay Estuary and its surrounding locations. This area is a delicate living ecosystem of marshland and wildlife. 95 Days chronicles its journey from a lush spring through the progressive heat and dryness of summer when the lack of rain and humidity gives way to nearby wildfires.
Director Biography – Leslie Streit
Leslie Streit’s 2005 feature film, God Wears My Underwear, a documentary-narrative hybrid, ties 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 screened at international festivals and broadcast on KTEH (PBS). Honors include Selected Artist at the Hong Kong Arts Biennial 2002, a 2009 Webby award 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.
As co-producer with Robin McCain, she was awarded the right to use the prestigious “.p.g.a.” title for her 2014 film Elly and Henry, which is distributed by Espresso Media International and currently appears on Amazon Prime and Timeline.
Leslie is currently producing and directing An American Ballet Story, documentary feature film. In addition she is producing an experimental documentary The Ghost Stories Project, an anthology of personal encounters with the supernatural.