In 2015, Nahéma Ricci obtained her first role in the feature film AILLEURS by Samuel Matteau. In 2017, she is involved in the creative process of the performance CET INTERVALLE by Morena Prats, which will be presented again at Théâtre La Chapelle in 2021.
Nahéma played the title role in the feature film ANTIGONE by Sophie Deraspe,awarded in multiple international film festivals. The film won the Best Canadian Feature Film prize at TIFF 2019 and was selected to represent Canada in the 2020 Oscars race. Nahéma was named one of the TIFF “Rising Stars” and received several accolades for her performance in 2020, notably the Prix Iris for Revelation of the year and the Canadian Screen Award for Best performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
Nahéma completed the 2018-2019 program of Danceworks school in Berlin (Germany). Furthermore, she is the author, director and interpret of the play IDENTIKIT, presented at the 2019 Fringe Festival. Nahéma starred in many short films by emerging filmmakers as well as the feature film BEFORE EL FINÂ (to be released in 2021) by Nathan Buck.
Nahéma is also a part of the cast of BÊTE NOIRE, a new series directed by Sophie Deraspe.