Alex Leff earned a Bachelor of Arts studying documentary film at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. In addition to his studies, Alex directed and produced two feature films on the climate justice movement. His 2013 STUDENTS & GOLIATH: HOW THE YOUTH TOOK ON THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY was hailed by eminent environmentalist Bill McKibben and screened at dozens of colleges and universities nationwide. For his 2015 feature, IN THE PATH OF RESISTANCE, Alex followed three front-line communities living along the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to highlight their struggle and resiliency. IN THE PATH OF RESISTANCE was picked up by RT for international broadcast and translated into Spanish, Arabic, and Russian.