Ms. Siemer, Creator, was Producer and Co-director of “Is it really me”, a documentary on young women coming of age. She wrote and produced the award-winning documentary, "I Know a Song," on her mother’s journey with Alzheimer's Disease which aired internationally, on PBS and the Learning Channel. Finalist at the American Film & Video Festival in 1988, it won first prize in geriatrics from The American Journal of Nursing Media Festival.
This fall, her latest film, “In My Hands – A Story of Marfan syndrome,” was selected for The Hamptons International Film Festival. Ms. Siemer Co-directed and Co-produced. Rosie O’Donnell recently wrote, “I loved it. So moving, so beautiful, and well, Ann Reinking ... just pure grace. A beautifully choreographed film from start to finish; it both inspires and informs.
Ms. Siemer is also a watercolor painter and photographer living in Sag Harbor, New York. In 1996 she was a co-founder of the Hayground School, a progressive, multicultural elementary school in Bridgehampton, NY.
Ms. Siemer was married to Roy Scheider for 20 years until his death in 2008. They have two children, Christian,19, and Molly,14.