The Orient Institute in Beirut hosts "Inverted Worlds" congress on cultural motion in the Arab region, 4th - 8th October 2012, to explore arenas and manifestations of cultural change effective in the eventful and disruptive outbursts of the Arab spring. The host of cultural practitioners participating as panelists include AFAC literature grantee Sahar Mandour. Short documentary films from the AFAC funded series "Words of Women from the Egyptian Revolution" will be screened as part of "A Night of Independent Arab Short Films" which will run at St. Nicolas stairs, Gemmayzeh tonight (October 5th) at 8:45 p.m. In addition, A hip hop concert by AFAC Express grantee Ahmad Khouja will take place at Metro al-Madina, Sunday October 7th, at 9:30 pm - admission free.
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