About the Director
Founder, CEO + Executive Producer
11 Stars Studios
Sharee Silerio is a St. Louis-born, raised and based writer, director and producer focused on telling stories where Black women + girls exist as full human beings on screen and feel seen, heard, loved and affirmed beyond the screen.
Black Girl, Bleu, is her fourth short documentary, which is a conversation with Black women about the Strong Black Woman myth and how it impacts the mental health challenges they’ve been through, face and have overcome.
Next, she is launching Black Girl, Bleu – The Community; a safe digital space for Black women to share their past and present mental health challenges, tend to their mental wellness and begin to heal.
In 2018, her short documentary The Mountains That Made Me was selected for the 18th Annual St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase plus invited to screen at the 27th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival as part of the Doc Shorts: Black Voices program.
Other projects she has worked on include Rhythm + Flow, a Netflix original series starring Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I.; The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon, a docuseries on the Oxygen network; season three of Kevin Hart’s television series Hart of the City on Comedy Central; a reality TV series on MTV; and The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital, a documentary about the birth and demise of St. Louis’ Black hospital and state-of-the-art medical training program.
Before becoming a director and filmmaker, Sharee worked as a production assistant and helped launch and produce two entertainment television programs for STL TV and executive produced and/or produced a digital series, narrative short, teen talk show, documentary feature and more for other networks and independent creators.
She also received a master’s degree in media communications from Webster University in St. Louis, MO as well as a bachelor’s in communication and film studies certificate from St. Louis University.
To learn more about Sharee and to view her body of work, visit shareesilerio.com.
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