The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

TAZZEKA

December 18th – January 7th

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.

Directed by Jean-Philippe Gaud| 2018 | 95 minutes | Not Rated | France and Morocco | French & Arabic with English Subtitles

A portion of every ticket purchased directly supports The Frida Cinema, Orange County’s only non-profit indie cinema.


“Tazzeka has a lot to say about the passion that fuels people, the way society treats immigrants, and how those two elements interrelate.”Film Threat