Nikitas Fessas is currently finishing his PhD in Communication Science (focused on film) at the University of Ghent, Belgium. His research focuses on gender and sexuality in Greek film noir of the 1950s and 1960s. He has published numerous cultural criticism texts and philosophical essays in both Greek, and foreign media, and also reviews in academic journals. He regularly writes film reviews for the Greek news site Nostimon Imar. Slavoj Žižek mentions him in his book Less than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism.