LE VOYAGE DE KHADIJA
(Morocco. Language: Hollandais, Amazigh. Subtitles: English/Arabic. Year: 2015. Genre: Documentary. Length: 71 min.)
Director: Tarik El Idrissi
Khadija, a woman born in Amsterdam to Moroccan parents, has not returned to Beni Chikar for 20 years. A small village near Melilla of which they are native and where they used to go every summers. Personal circumstances prevented her from returning there all the time. After this long absence, she returned to the village to reconcile with her past and her origins, but especially to learn more about her idol, her paternal grandmother, Mamma Allal. A strong and courageous woman that all the men of the village feared and who remains a living legend to this day.
About the Director:
Tarik El Idrissi, born in 1978, he followed his cinema training in Madrid. After a long experience in Spain, he decided to settle in Rabat and create the production company FARFIRA FILMS.
On the sidelines of the production of institutional films, his career is distinguished by the creation of three documentary films for which he obtained a dozen national and international prizes.
He is currently immersed in the preparation of his first fiction film: SOUND OF BERBERIA.