Alexandra is an award-winning director and producer known for her non-fiction storytelling that examines adolescence in the shadow of family and politics. Her work has been recognized by the Tribeca Film Institute, ITVS, Wasserman Foundation, National Board of Review, and the British Council. She graduated magna cum laude from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Before embarking on her current career path, she ran a filmmaking workshop for refugees in Greece with an NGO supported by the European Commission and Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Her work has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine, Woman and Hollywood, NPR, and the New York Times.
She directed the feature, "The Candidates," which played at festivals nationwide, including DOC NYC, IFF Boston, and Big Sky. "The Candidates" will air nationally on the Emmy & Peabody winning Fuse Docs in November 2019. She also directed "Jewel's Hunt," supported by ITVS and the Tribeca Film Institute, and broadcasting on PBS’ Independent Lens in November 2019.
In addition to her non-fiction filmmaking, Alexandra has also directed, produced, and shot branded content for John Frieda, Maybelline, Glamour Magazine, and Cole Haan, among others.
Alexandra lives in New York City where she is an amateur billiards champion along with her pool team, Pho Cue.
Press release for The Candidates US Broadcast Premiere on Fuse Docs
Interview with Filmmaker Magazine “The film brings audiences both the joys and pains of our political system via high school.”
Interview with Women and Hollywood “I decided film was the medium for me when I realized the boundaries of cinema are limitless.”
The Candidates featured in the New York Times’ Metro Section “New York Today”
Hair Talks - Chelsey Luger featured in Vox Creative Studios "In Native American Culture, Hair Meets Soul Meets Body..."
“At The Mercy Of It All” premieres at NPR Music - “stunning short film”
“Charlie” premieres on No Budge “Shades of black, never clarity, until the last shot, of a child looking up.”
“I’m Forgetting” premieres at Impose Magazine “capturing the hard-to-reach excitement of homegrown live music”