Linz, Upper Austria, 25 April 2018. Finally the day of the world premiere of THE EUROPEAN GRANDMA PROJECT has come. The Ursulinensaal in Linz is packed, 350 people are weeping, laughing and cheering – the EGP-team is delighted!
Meet Grandma Marianne during her visit to the local photographer, where she talks about her initial feeling of being out of place in Austria.
We are proud to announce that the premiere of the film THE EUROPEAN GRANDMA PROJECT will be the opening film of the CROSSING EUROPE film festival in Linz, Upper Austria.
The film will be presented during the festival opening on 25 April with the filmmakers Alenka Maly (AT), Hadas Neuman (IL), Fleur Nieddu (GB), Anna Ólafsdóttir (IS), Giorgia Polizzi (IT), Berke Soyuer (TR), Desislava Tsoneva (GB), Maria Tzika (GR), Ekaterina Volkova (RU) present. Continue reading
Watch nana Monica from UK climbing ladders and telling to her granddaughter Fleur when she became a dancer and what her mother would never have believed in a million years…
Granddaughter Hadas asks her grandma Ruchama to talk about sex. What she answers is thought-provoking and ends with a hilariously funny story.
Grandma Rosa explains the lyrics of an infamous nazi song.
Watch grandma Ruchama reading to her granddaughter Hadas an old letter of her sister she got when she came to Palestine. Then Ruchama is teaching Hadas how to pronounce “cheeky” in German.
Video: Hadas Neumann
Read more about grandma Ruchama here
Watch grandma Paola from Italy telling her granddaughter Giorgia about the war, the noise of the bombs and why her mother was jealous whenever her father told a certain story about the end of the war. She is singing a patriotic song and driving her car (with 90!).
Video: Giorgia Polizzi