Ahu Öztürk

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Istanbul, 1976

She graduated from Ege University with a degree in Philosophy. She completed a master’s degree in Film and Television at Marmara University in 2002 and has been working on various film projects since 2000. Ahu is one of the five film makers of the omnibus film Tales from Kars (2010). She is screenwriter and director of the short film called Open Wound. Open Wound has been shown in many international film festivals such as Rotterdam, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Sarajevo, Beirut. Her first feature film Dust Cloth was premiered at Berlinale Film Festival Forum Section. Awards received include Istanbul film festival Best Film, Best Script, Best Actress; Nurnberg Turkish-German film festival, Best Film, Best Actress; Duhok film festival Best Script, Best Director, Best Actress; Napoli film festival Best Film, Brasil International Women Film Festival Best Film.

Filmography

Dust Cloth – 2015

Open Wound – 2010

Chest – 2004

Nationality: Kurdish

Film

Açik Yara (Open Wound)