Letizia Gullo graduated in Contemporary History. She worked as and editor and a translator in Italy, France and US. In 2010 she started working on documentaries as an author and director. She participated as a co-author with director Stefano Savona to a project for an audio visual archive of life stories of Sicilian old ex farmers, from which two movies were edited Spezzacatene and Sulla stessa barca. She directed, with Ester Sparatore, Mare Magnum, a documentary about the municipal elections in Lampedusa, another point of view on the migration in the Mediterranean Sea. She directed with Dagmawi Yimer the short Giocherenda (winner of the Migrarti tender of the Italian Ministry of Culture) and the full-length Strade Minori (in progress) both about a group of young African refugees in Palermo. She collaborates with Arte TV and teaches in filmmaking workshops with cinema students and young refugees.