MATT’S ART CHAT #34 – Kemal Yildirim (PODCAST)

The new episode of Matt’s Art Chat is a conversation with British filmmaker Kemal Yildirim. His new film, Wastelands, is a study of the human condition and the way the mind fractures, presented via the story of a young woman forced to confront her past and her demons.

In our conversation, Kemal shares his journey to working in cinema and thoughts on the challenges of being an independent filmmaker. He also talks about influences and style, which come from his own art perspective and personal, lived experiences. You can find out more about his work at

Listen to the podcast conversation with Sam Tallent via one of the players below. (Matt’s Art Chat is now also available on iTunes and Google Podcasts, as well as most other audio streaming platforms.)

Matt’s Art Chat is a series of podcast conversations about the arts with creators, curators and art lovers from all over the world. The series is hosted by arts presenter Matt Micucci.

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I'm an international journalist, reporter, website editor and content creator. I actively work for JAZZIZ Magazine and FRED Film Radio, collaborate with other websites and curate my own projects, including IN ARTE MATT and CineCola. I have also curated and produced my series of films in Galway, Ireland, and photo exhibition and arts events in various European countries. I have a working class background and have and have a postgrad degree in Film Theory + a BA in Film & TV.

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