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Desert Film Society: TAZZEKA
January 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Growing up in the Moroccan village of Tazzeka, Elias learned the secrets of traditional Moroccan cuisine from his grandmother who raised him. Years later, meeting a top Paris chef and a young woman named Salma inspires him to leave home. In Paris, Elias faces unstable work and financial hardship as an undocumented immigrant. But he also finds friendship with Souleymane, who helps revive his passion for cooking.
Running Time: 95 min
Director: Jean-Philippe Gaud
From: France | Morocco
Language: Arabic | French with English subtitles
SHOWING WITH …
PRESTIGE INGREDIENTS – USA – 26 min – in English and French
A stifled, young Hollywood actress (Alia Shawkat) takes an unlikely job with an inspired rebel chef in Paris.
Writer: Adrian Rubi-Dentzel
Executive Producers: Adrian Rubi-Dentzel and Danielle Rubi-Dentzel
Starring: Pierre Jancou, Redouanne Harjane & Alia Shawket