GrandMas Project - sharing the world's most delicious heritage
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Grandmas Project is a collaborative web-series sharing the recipes and stories of grandmas around the world, filmed by their grandchildren. Here you can watch films, apply as a filmmaker, explore recipes, share stories about your own grandma – and more.

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a recipe by Sonia Debeauvais, a film by Emma Luchini

France - Denmark


a recipe by Dragica Karazija, a film by Iva Radivojevic



a recipe by Dona Rosa, a film by Mathias Mangin

Brazil - Lebanon

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If you’re a professional filmmaker or film student and want to submit a proposal for your own Grandma film, please apply through our call for projects (closes July 16, 2016). Selected filmmakers have to follow three simple rules

filming their own grandma

showing one recipe

in a 8 minute film

not a filmmaker? no worries!

We’re welcoming contributions from anyone. Send us one photo of your grandma and a short text about her or simply use the hashtag #grandmasproject on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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press quotes

“Talking about food means so much more than talking about food.”

(Français) « Avec ce projet c’est l’envie de partager, de conserver, de transmettre qui aujourd’hui est important. La mémoire disparaît et on en a besoin »

“What’s trending right now is to participate to Grandmas Project”

“It is not only spices and olive oil but memory and transmission”

“Avós são sempre avós, em todo lugar: cheias de mimos, apelidos carinhosos (às vezes a paciência um pouco curta), e muita história para contar”

“An idea both endearing and appealing!”