- 1984 Catching a Moment (short) 1987 Magnafantagna (short) 1990 Duet (short) 1992 Hotel (short) 1994 Trace 1999 Travel to the Sun 2003 Waiting for the Clouds 2004 Life on Their Back (short documentary) 2008 Pandora's Box 2012 Purgatory
FILMS SHOWN IN FESTIVAL ON WHEELS
She directed her first feature, The Trace in 1994. She achieved international recognition for her 1999 film, Journey to the Sun, which received the Blue Angel Award and the Peace Prize in Berlin, among other prizes. Her third film, Waiting for the Clouds, was awarded NHK Sundance International Filmmaker’s Award. Ustaoğlu’s fourth film, Pandora’s Box, which tells the story of an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease, won the Best Film and Best Actress awards at San Sebastian.