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2017 Post-Production Sound Award at Meetings on the Bridge at Istanbul Film Festival for documentary in development A Prince from Outer Space: Zeki Müren (Istanbul, TR)

2015 Best Short Documentary Award at San Diego Latino Film Festival (San Diego, CA)

2014 Brooklyn Spirit Award at Brooklyn Film Festival (New York, NY)

2014 Audience Award at Turkish Documentary Festival at Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)


2017 LEF Foundation Moving Image Fund for Pre-Production

2016 Council for the Arts at MIT Grant

2016 MIT Public Service Fellowship Grant

2015 SALT Research Grant

2015 Council for the Arts at MIT Grant

2014 LEF Foundation Grant for Flaherty Seminar Fellowship



!f Istanbul, Tomorrow (Istanbul, Turkey) 

Freiburger Film Forum (Freiburg, Germany)


IDFA, DocLab (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ** Zeki Müren Hotline World Premiere

The Brattle Theatre, DocYard (Cambridge, USA)

Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival (Minneapolis, USA)

Maysles Cinema, An Open Letter to NYC: Immigrant Documentary Filmmakers and Their Films  (New York, USA)

Metrograph Theatre (New York, USA)

Black Light Film and Video Series (Richmond, USA)


MoMA PS1, Greater New York Exhibition (New York, USA)

Anthology Film Archives, New Filmmakers Series (New York, USA)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Turkish Film Festival (Boston, USA)

Architektur.Film.Sommer (Vienna, Austria)

Sakip Sabanci Museum, Reunion Exhibition (Istanbul, Turkey)

San Diego Latino Film Festival (San Diego, USA)

The Chicago International Movies and Music Film Festival (Chicago, USA)

Rincon International Film Festival (Rincon, Puerto Rico)

Boston Cinema Census (Somerville, USA)

Picture Farm Film Festival (New York, USA)

San Antonio Cinefestival (San Antonio, USA)

Venice Biennial, Labour in a Single Shot (Venice, Italy)

Koreana Museum of Art, Labour in a Single Shot (Seoul, Korea)

House of the World Cultures, Labour in a Single Shot (Berlin, Germany)


MoMA Documentary Fortnight (New York, USA) ** Toñita’s World Premiere

Morelia International Film Festival (Mexico)

New Orleans Film Festival (New Orleans, USA)

Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, USA)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Turkish Documentary and Short Film Festival (Boston, USA)

Brooklyn Film Festival (Brooklyn, USA)

Documentarist (Istanbul, Turkey)

Bushwick Film Festival (Brooklyn, USA)

Corto Circuito (New York, USA)

International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival (New York, USA)

Boston Center for the Arts, Labour in a Single Shot (Boston, USA)


Creative Time Summit 2013: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st Century (New York, USA)

UnionDocs, community screening at Lindsay Park (Brooklyn, USA)

Flux Factory, Borderless (Queens, USA)

The Caribbean Sports Club, community screening (Brooklyn, USA)

Los Sures Senior Center, community screening (Brooklyn, USA)

MoMA, Abstract Currents (New York, NY)

NoteOn, Keep Taking It Apart (Berlin, Germany)


The Invisible Dog Art Center, Prolonged Exposure (Brooklyn, NY)

Visual Arts Gallery, Between Two Thoughts (New York, NY)

Visual Arts Gallery, Parsing (Im)possibilities (New York, NY)


West Side Gallery, Pixellence (New York, NY)

West Side Gallery, Parallel Threads (New York, NY)


Sakip Sabanci Museum, Flow (Istanbul, Turkey)


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