co-owner of Purple Milk with Natalia Leite
you know them because of Be Here Nowish and Bare
ALEXANDRA is half Brazilian and was raised between the suburbs of Atlanta and farms in Brazil. She and Natalia met in NYC a few years back and created Be Here Nowish, a 10 episode comedy web show released in conjunction with the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and featured in Wall St Journal, The New Yorker, Vogue and more.
They also created a show called Every Woman with Vice media that has received over 6M views for its pilot episode and co-directed two documentaries for Vice: Serrano Shoots Cuba and Nicopanda.
Alexandra’s short films have screened internationally at festivals and galleries. Her feature script Out of Range was an IFP Emerging Narratives selection, a No Borders selection, part of the SAG reading series at IFP’s film week, and a Sundance screenwriting lab finalist.
As an actress she has appeared in numerous short films and will appear on Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick, playing opposite Clive Owen for four episodes of season two. She also just played the lead in the film What Doesn’t Kill You (SXSW premiere 2015.)
In Bare, Alexandra plays the role of Ginger.
You can find her first feature film, which she wrote, directed and starred in, Mary Marie, which was featured in Variety, New York magazine, and Wall Street Journal, among others, on Amazon.
She loves karaoke rap and making green smoothies in a Vitamix.