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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 and was awarded Best Film at the DNA Film Festival in Toronto.


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 was twice awarded the Producer's Mark (p.g.a.) for her documentary films.


A second feature documentary Elly and Henry (2017) aka “The Inventor Who Escaped the Nazis”, is distributed by Espresso Media International and is currently streaming on Amazon and several other online platforms. In 2021 she directed and co-produced an experimental short, 95 Days, about climate change that has received many international awards including Best Experimental Film and Best Director.


In 2022 a third feature documentary An American Ballet Story appeared at many festivals in the US, Europe and Asia including Docs Without Borders, Ramsgate International Film Festival and The World's Best Filmmaker Awards. The film won multiple awards and is now appearing on platforms including Amazon and Apple+ through distribution by Random Media.


During 2022-2023 Streit and co-producer Robin McCain created a trilogy of experimental shorts entitled When I Become A Ghost (part of the ongoing Ghost Stories Project). This films are scheduled to debut at Pastine Projects in San Francisco early in 2024.


Robin McCain is a pioneer in applied multimedia, computer graphics and theatrical productions. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) where she has served as a board member of PGA NorthWest and on the PGA Documentary and Nonfiction Committee.

McCain has also been a member of USITT, Bay Area Video Coalition and Film Arts Foundation/SFFILM.


She co-produced VD 2001 with Leslie Streit recognized by many to be the first dramatic series on the web supported by Intel Corporation and several other Silicon Valley tech companies. She co-produced and starred in the online comedy cooking series, The Evil Auntie Show, winner of a 2009 Webby award.


McCain co-produced the 2014 documentary Elly and Henry, currently appearing on Amazon, which chronicled Henry Glass, the architect of the first solar house in America and his brilliant wife Elly who engineered his escape from a Nazi concentration camp just befoe World War II. She received the Producers Mark, p.g.a., for this work.


She was co-producer and co-editor of  An American Ballet Story, a multiple award winning feature documentary about the Harkness Ballet and the New York City arts scene in the 1970s. She received a second Producers Mark for this film.


Currently she is co-producing When I Become A Ghost, a trilogy of short experimental films, with Leslie Streit as part of the Ghost Stories Project, scheduled to premiere in San Francisco in 2024.