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Years active  2002–present
Spouse  Michiel Vos (m. 2005)
Role  Journalist
Name  Alexandra Pelosi

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Born  October 5, 1970 ( Age 49 ) (1970-10-05) San FranciscoCalifornia, U.S.
Education  Loyola Marymount University, University of Southern California
Occupation  Director, cinematographer, producer, writer, political activist
Relatives  Paul Pelosi, Jr. Christine Pelosi
Siblings  Christine Pelosi, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Nancy Corinne Pelosi, Jacqueline Pelosi
Books  Sneaking into the flying circus
Movies  Fall to Grace, Friends of God: A Road Trip, Journeys with George, Citizen USA: A 50 State Roa, Right America: Feeling
Similar People  Nancy Pelosi, Michiel Vos, Christine Pelosi, Paul Pelosi, Paul Pelosi - Jr

Parents  Nancy Pelosi, Paul Pelosi

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Alexandra C. Pelosi (born October 5, 1970) is an American journalist, documentary filmmaker, and writer based in New York City. She is the daughter of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi.

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Career

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In 2000, Pelosi worked as a network television producer for NBC covering George W. Bush's presidential campaign. She brought along a handheld camcorder documenting 18 months of her experience on the campaign trail; the footage was used to create Journeys with George, a documentary that earned her six Emmy nominations.

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After spending a decade at NBC News, she left network news to work exclusively for HBO. During the 2004 Democratic primaries, she returned to the campaign trail, this time following the Democratic candidates. Her HBO documentary, Diary of a Political Tourist, was accompanied by her book Sneaking into the Flying Circus: How the Media Turn Our Presidential Campaigns into Freak Shows, about the process of selecting candidates for President of the United States. She stated that her conversations with Candy Crowley of CNN, Howard Dean, and Wesley Clark inspired her to write a book.

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In 2006, she created the documentary about evangelical Christians called Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi which featured former pastor Ted Haggard. After it aired on HBO in 2007, she made a follow-up film, The Trials of Ted Haggard, chronicling the exile of Ted Haggard from New Life Church after his sex and drug scandal.

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In 2008, Pelosi went back on the campaign trail to document the birth of the Tea Party movement at Republican campaign events for her film, Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail, which premiered on HBO on President's Day 2009.

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 CNN reported in July 2010 that Pelosi was no longer making political documentaries. Her 2010 HBO film, Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County follows the children of the working poor in Orange County, California.

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In 2011, HBO debuted Pelosi's next film Citizen U.S.A.: A 50 State Road Trip. Pelosi traveled to all 50 states to attend naturalization ceremonies and interviewed immigrants as they became legalized American citizens. In 2013, she was at the Sundance Film Festival with her latest film, Fall To Grace, about disgraced former Gov. Jim McGreevey.

In 2015, Pelosi returned to her hometown to make a film about the tech boom's impact on The City. San Francisco 2.0 Variety called it "one of her finest."

In 2016, Pelosi made a documentary for HBO "Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?" about money's influence in politics.

Personal life

Pelosi was born and grew up in San Francisco, California, earned a B.A from Loyola Marymount University and graduated from University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication in 1993. She is the youngest of five children.

On June 18, 2005, she married Dutch journalist, lawyer, and United States correspondent Michiel Vos (born on December 19, 1970 in Groningen, the Netherlands). Pelosi gave birth to their first child, a boy, on November 14, 2006, in New York. Pelosi had a second son on December 7, 2007, also in New York. They live in Greenwich Village.

Filmography (as director)

  • Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk? (2016)
  • San Francisco 2.0 (2015)
  • Fall to Grace (2013)
  • Citizen USA: A 50 State Road Trip (2011)
  • Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County (2010)
  • Right America: Feeling Wronged – Some Voices from the Campaign Trail (2009)
  • The Trials of Ted Haggard (2009)
  • Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi (2007)
  • Diary of a Political Tourist (2004)
  • Journeys with George (2002)
  • References

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