Elpida Nikou is a journalist and an independent documentary filmmaker for more than a decade as part of the Muzungu audiovisual cooperative. She has developed a wide range of TV series and documentaries. She co-directed her first feature film “Disparos” (Mexico2018) which has competed around the world at top international festivals such as Guadalajara and Dok.Fest Munich. It was the most exhibited documentary in movie theaters in Mexico during 2019. Blood On Our Side, the last film she worked as a co-director, won the Best Documentary Short JuryAward at the Austin Film Festival 2020.