Nahid Shaikh is a Belgian documentary maker. 

She has worked for the Belgian public broadcaster VRT/Canvas for many years on documentaries in different genres.

Basic information

Nahid Shaikh

Supported projects


  • Armed conflict

PALESTINE/COLOMBIA/IRAQ - In the three-part documentary series Amazons, Phara de Aguirre goes in search of women who take up arms. She investigates why the women who made the radical choice, what they hope to achieve and what the consequences are, for themselves and for their environment.