Nurith was born in Basel, Switzerland. After high school she spent several years in New York, where she attained a degree in vocal performance at the Mannes College of Music. After moving to Israel, she worked as a choir conductor and voice coach before beginning her film studies at the Maaleh Film School in 2010. Her short film “Shrink” was shown at the Medfilm Festival in Italy in 2012. “The Little Dictator” is Nurith’s graduate film and marks her collaboration with her brother Emanuel, who wrote the script and plays the leading role. The film was awarded the 1st prize for "Best Live Action Short Film" by the Mayor of Jerusalem in 2015.