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Alexandra Dean

Alexandra Dean is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and a documentary director and producer. She produced news-magazine documentaries for PBS before becoming a series and documentary producer at Bloomberg television, producing programming about inventors who shape our world. She also wrote about invention for Businessweek magazine. Today, she is a founding partner at Reframed Pictures. Bombshell: the Hedy Lamarr Story is her latest feature documentary. The film won best documentary of 2017 from NY Critics Online Society and the Women’s Film Critics Circle and had its television debut on PBS American Masters in 2018.

Lifting the Mask

My mission as a filmmaker is to investigate the ways we forget ourselves. Often we disguise what is painful, difficult or challenging behind a shiny persona.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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