Argyro Nicolaou is a writer and filmmaker from Cyprus. She is the Artistic Director of Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival. Her short films have screened at festivals in Europe and the US (POFF Shorts, Asolo Art Film Festival, Lemesos Int’l Documentary Festival, Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, DC Shorts Fest), while she has also curated and participated in film and visual arts programming in New York, Athens and Cyprus. In 2018-2019 Argyro worked as a curatorial researcher at the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) Media and Performance department. Argyro holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and Critical Media Practice from Harvard University, and has taught film studies and literature at Princeton and Columbia Universities in the US. She is a member of the Directors Guild of Cyprus and the Visual Artists and Art Theorists Association. She has just finished shooting her third short film, the period drama Bounds of Silence, which is currently in post production.