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I've always wanted to make a film about my grandmother, and try to capture how sweet & loving she is to everyone around her. Last time I went to Brazil to visit the family I decided to shoot something around her recipe of the traditional Brazilian dish Pão de Queijo - while at the same time presenting some of her life and culture.

My idea was for the film to work as both a practical recipe video of the dish and a brief portrait doc on my grandmother, Abadia. The film was entirely shot & sound recorded with an iPhone.

Rudá is a Brazilian writer and director working predominantly in music videos and commercials. He studied film at the BFI and later at the NFTS and has had work commissioned by Tate modern, Channel 4, Dazed, Nowness etc. His narratives often centre around the magic in the mundane. more...

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