AFAC


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AFAC

(language)
An early system on the IBM 704.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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BEIRUT: The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month with "How to Tell When the Rebels Have Won," a two-week program that includes an exhibition, film screenings and performances from artists that AFAC has supported over the years.
Previous AFAC literary grantees include Sahar Mandour ( Mina ), whose 32 is available in English translation from Nicole Fares; Inaam Kachachi, whose grant-winning Tashaari was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction; Hilal Chouman, whose Limbo Beirut will be released in translation this fall, by Anna Ziajka Stanton; award-winning Egyptian short story writer Tareq Emam; acclaimed Iraqi playwright and short-story writer Hassan Blasim; Iman Humaydan,whose latest novel will be available this fall in translation by Michelle Hartman; and others.
The dinner was attended Muna Bin Kalli, executive director of Dubai Ladies Club, members of the AFAC Board of Trustees and several dignitaries, diplomats, and senior officials from local and multinational corporations; in addition to the beneficiaries of the fund's grants.
In the same vein, AFAC is establishing itself as an incubator of Arab arts and culture, whilst supporting creative exchange across global borders and we are thrilled to announce our collaboration with the fund.
Additionally, Diff will host an AFAC sidebar in its Cinetech section, making a number of AFAC-supported projects available to an international network of distributors and sales agents.
The work AFAC does is vital, particularly during what can be a very difficult time of the year for many families," said Jeff Noolas, President and CEO of JAMIS Software.
While providing young photographers with funds to develop their projects, AFAC is interested in seeing a professional community grow from its grant system.
The updated site allows people to chart the progress of AFAC and see how much America's children, local American Red Cross chapters, schools, clubs, corporations and private citizens have collected and donated in terms of both supplies and funds.
To contribute to the diffusion of these works -- and to help publicize its work -- the fund has launched AFAC Film Week, an event to be staged yearly in a different Arab country.