Jenny Alexander

Speaker Profile

Jenny Alexander

Jenny Alexander
Director/Producer
ActiveVista Media
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Jenny Alexander is a producer at Northern Light Productions and independent filmmaker. Her independent projects focus on the impact of immigration policy on families. Jenny's first film, "Detained" follows families in the aftermath of the largest workplace immigration raid in Massachusetts, and has screened in festivals in Tel Aviv, Poland, Germany and China as well as within the US. Her current film, "The Vigil" follows undocumented mothers in Arizona who lead a vigil to stop Arizona's "Papers Please" law from going into effect. Prior to filmmaking, Jenny was a union organizer in Puerto Rico and with the United Farm Workers.


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