Istanbul: Embracing Imperfection

Didem says her hyperactive mind is like an angry Rottweiler ready to pounce on the next idea as if it were her prey. But she understands that unlike her, not everyone is able to write a book, shoot a documentary and develop an app during the pandemic.

This episode was recorded on January 13, 2021.


Didem Tali, Istanbul, Turkey

Didem is a multiple award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and multimedia producer based in Istanbul. She is currently working on a novel.

Other episodes with Didem:


  • Prathap Nair (Host, Producer)
  • Thomas Reintjes (Post Production)

Matthias Jochmann, Kecheng Fang, An Huy Tran, Nimish Sawant and Stephanie Raible also helped make this episode.