Martha & Niki

Tora Mkandawire Mårtens, Sweden, 2015

93 min.Documentary

In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This film depicts their love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Martha & Niki
Danish title Martha & Niki
Keywords Nabwire, Martha, Tsappos, Niki, Dance (Dancing), Hiphop, Street dance, Break dance, Sweden, 2010-2019, Friendship
Director Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Producer Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Director of Photography Erik Vallsten, Niklas Nyberg, Senay Berhe, Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Editor Therese Elfström, Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Sound Red Wood
Appearances Martha Nabwire, Niki Tsappos
Production country Sweden
Domestic distribution Spor Media
Online release 24.10.2016
Danish rating Allowed for all


Production Neo Publishing AB
Co-production Sveriges Television, Stavro Filmproduktion AB, Kalle Bäccman Productions
With support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Filmregion Stockholm-Mälardalen
Domestic distribution Spor Media


Direction Tora Mkandawire Mårtens


Producer Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Project coordinator Emelie Persson


Cinematographer Erik Vallsten
Cinematographer Niklas Nyberg
Cinematographer Senay Berhe
Cinematographer Tora Mkandawire Mårtens


Still photographer Mei-li Wu

Electrical dept.

Lighting Nils Fridén


Editor Therese Elfström
Editor Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
Trailer editor Joakim Tessert Ekström
Trailer editor Erik Vallsten


Sound designer Red Wood
Sound mixer Aleksander Karshikoff


Appearance Martha Nabwire
Appearance Niki Tsappos

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