Ahu Öztürk (1976, Turkey) 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. In 2004, she directed her first documentary CHEST. In 2010, she participated in ‘Tales from Kars’ at Festival on Wheels with her short OPEN WOUND. OPEN WOUND (2010) has been shown in many international film festivals such as Rotterdam, İstanbul, Jerusalem, Sarajevo and Beirut. Her first feature film, DUST CLOTH (2015), was selected at the Berlinale Forum in 2016.