Why Am I Making This Documentary?

I am a dancer and huge fan of Arabic arts and culture. Growing up in this environment, I took things for granted and didn’t understand the importance of what The Fez was. My dad sold The Fez when I was one and all I know of it through stories. I grew up at the Cascades, …

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What is The Fez Documentary?

My name is Roxxanne Shelaby and I am making a documentary about the Fez, the first Arabic Restaurant and Nightclub on the West Coast.   The Fez however was not just any nightclub. It was the place that became the hub of the Arab community in southern California and helped bring the Arabic culture to …

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