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UCLA’s fledgling quidditch team makes their bid for the Quidditch World Cup.
Mudbloods is a feature documentary that follows the UCLA Quidditch team on their journey to the 5th Annual Quidditch World Cup. The film is about the fearless, bold individuals who dedicate their lives to the sport of Quidditch; the entrepreneurial force behind the International Quidditch Association; and the cultural phenomenon that has defined a generation. It’s a sports doc unlike anything you’ve ever seen because it’s a sport you could’ve never imagined … until now.
Director: Farzad Sangari
Producer: Eric F. Martin
About the Production:
“When I first encountered UCLA’s quidditch team, I was mostly interested in the range of reactions their activity solicited. But as I followed them over the course of two years, I feel in love with how they had taken their passion for something fictional, and turned it into something real. And I loved how this group of people, who would never play for, say, the football team, had instead created their own sense of camaraderie in a really unexpected way. It’s been a thrill to document their adventures, and I can’t wait to share the finished film with the world.” — Farzad Sangari
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