About

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Alexandra has filmed, produced, and directed eleven HBO Documentary Films. She started off her career at NBC News – where she served for a decade as a field producer. In 2000, she was assigned to cover the Bush campaign, which led to her first Emmy award-winning HBO documentary Journeys with George, following future President George W. Bush on the campaign trail. Since then she has spent the last 16 years as an HBO documentary filmmaker, making 10 films including: Diary of a Political Tourist (following the 2004 presidential hopefuls); Friends of God (documenting the growing influence of evangelicals in America);The Trials of Ted Haggard (following disgraced former Pastor Ted Haggard); Right America: Feeling Wronged, (documenting the birth of the Tea Party movement); Homeless: Motel Kids of Orange County (documenting the lives of homeless children); Citizen USA: A 50 State Road Trip (attending naturalization ceremonies to meet brand-new citizens to find out why they chose America as their home); Fall To Grace (about disgraced former governor Jim McGreevey); San Francisco 2.0 (about the tech invasion of her hometown); and Meet the Donors (about the billionaires bankrolling our democracy). Her latest film The Words That Built America, narrated by David McCullough, premieres on HBO July 4th, 2017. Pelosi is also the author of two books Sneaking into the Flying Circus: How the media turn our elections in a freakshow and Citizen USA: A 50 State Roadtrip. She lives in Greenwich Village with her husband, Dutch TV correspondent Michiel Vos, and their two sons Paul and Thomas.