Leo Seltzer (filmmaker)

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Leo Seltzer
Born (1903-04-05)April 5, 1903
Died January 30, 2000(2000-01-30) (aged 96)
New York

Leo Seltzer (April 5, 1903 – January 30, 2000[1]) was an American social-documentary filmmaker whose career spanned over half a century, having made more than sixty films.

One of the founders of the Workers' Film & Photo League, Seltzer received many international awards for his work, including an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for First Steps. In 1962 he served as cinema-biographer to the White House for President John F. Kennedy.

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