Grandmas Project

Grandmas Project is a collaborative web-series inviting international filmmakers to do short documentaries ​(8 min) about ​their own ​grandmother​, using the transmission of a beloved recipe​ to explore their collective heritage.

The films and recipes are gathered on our own website ( where you can navigate through the ingredients of the recipes, the geographic location of the grandmas, etc.

Grandmas Project received UNESCO’s patronage and will release 10 new episodes in 2021.

Season 1: 12 episodes x 8 minutes (2015-2019)
Season 2: 10 episodes x 8 minutes (2021)

Author / Producer: Jonas Parienté

Directors (by alphabetical order): Mona Achache, Irvin Anneix, Carmen Aumedes, Ivana Barišić, Esther Bensadon, Lola Bessis, Mélody Da Fonseca, Zeynep Dilara Aksoy, Lara Gallagher, Chloé Ledoux, Elsa Lévy, Emma Luchini, Mathias Mangin, Paula Onet, Jonas Parienté, Nadia Parfan, Laure Protat, Iva Radivojevic, Natasja Raheja, Mila Turajlic , Frankie Wallach, Adam Weingrod.

Graphic Design: Rachel Cazadamont – H5

Web Design: Neuvième Page

Festivals: Sheffield Doc/Fest (2014), Sunny Side (2015), Dok Leipzig (2015), Hot Docs (2018), FIPADOC (2019)