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The Alexander Ball

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The Alexander Ball is an observational documentary extravaganza celebrating Samoan-Māori-Australian trans woman of colour, Ella Ganza, and the Meanjin (Brisbane) ballroom scene, as the community prepares for one of biggest ballroom events of the year: The Alexander Ball.

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Jessica Magro


Jess Magro is a proud Samoan-Maltese-Australian TV Producer and Director. She currently works at Ludo Studio managing Bluey’s global publishing slate while producing independent works at her own production company Purple Carrot Entertainment focusing on Pasifika-Australian stories. Last year she produced and directed The Alexander Ball documentary for SBS showcasing Meanjin trans & Pasifika excellence through the emerging ballroom scene.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 30 minutes
  • Country: Australia
  • Language: English
  • Director: Jessica Magro
  • Cinematographer: Francis Thompson
  • Composer: Kim 'Busty Beatz' Bowers
  • Editor: Jesse D’Vauz
  • Music: Neesha Alexander, Samuel Conder, Audio Network
  • Producer: Jessica Magro
  • Premiere: East Coast

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